Zhao Minghao, in an analysis of the most recent strategic moves made by the Trump administ...
Research Fellow, Charhar Institute
Reuters Aug 06
A yearlong U.S.-China trade war boiled over on Monday as Washington accused Beijing of manipulating its currency after China let the yuan drop to its lowest point in more than a decade.
Wall Street Journal Aug 02
Levies would extend to nearly all Chinese imports, potentially affecting American consumers
Reuters Aug 01
Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi, who meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday, said it was important for China and the United States to meet face-to-face and cooperate no matter how many problems may arise.
Reuters Jul 31
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned China against waiting out his first term to finalize any trade deal, saying if he wins re-election in the November 2020 U.S. presidential contest, the outcome will be worse for China.
The U.S.’s accusations about forced technology transfer are unfounded, and China has taken active steps to reinforce foreign investors’ confidence. It seems the accusations may be another way to extract concessions from China.
Trump’s most recent memo to the WTO is the latest in a series of unilateral aggressions by the U.S. Given the relentless combativeness of the Trump Administration in global trade more broadly, the memo targeting WTO norms is unli...
While China-U.S. relations remain moderate, they are also in a critical position to steer away from a full ideological conflict. In order to prevent another cold war, both sides must recall that cooperation is in both parties’ be...
The remaining gaps in the U.S.-China trade negotiations are harder to resolve because they reflect differing views on what is the ultimate game plan of the trade war.
The Belt and Road Initiative is slowly evolving from a mere label describing various ad hoc projects into a formal institution. The Second Belt and Road Forum underscores progress in creating multilateral architecture.
The second Belt and Road forum showed that despite persistent challenges, the initiative is an evolving one and will continue to gain international support. However, its success will depend on its ability to integrate and reconcil...
The normalization of U.S. Coast Guard presence in the South China Sea is likely to lead to greater competition and interference. Far from keeping the peace, U.S. intrusions into the region are deliberate exercises of power that ai...
The U.S. means only to distract and sabotage the recent favorable conditions in the SCS region. China and the Philippines should remain focused on their current progress toward maritime cooperation, not allow the U.S.’s strategy ...
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