Since 2018, it’s been mandatory for domestically-listed companies in China to establish a Chinese Communist Party entity.
The U.S. Intelligence Community assesses that China plans to establish at least 5 overseas bases and 10 logistical support sites by 2030.
The replacement of Qin Gang as foreign minister with his predecessor Wang Yi highlights the opaque nature of China’s political system.
China has responded to U.S. sanctions by expanding its own sanctions toolkit and designating American companies as “unreliable.”
Led by its state-owned companies, China is now a serious player in the Pacific with a development philosophy to sell.
China is now adopting a more proactive and confident diplomacy to counter U.S. encirclement, including by boosting diplomacy.
Without comprehensive reforms in areas like state regulation, China’s long-term economic growth will remain slow, impacting the global economy.
China must change its immigration policies if it is to reverse its shrinking, aging population and the decline in productivity.
China restrictions on the acquisition and export of economic and financial sector data will deter much-needed foreign direct investment.
An RMB-based financial ecosystem will help facilitate and reduce the costs of sanctions circumvention for China.