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The Central Pillars of China’s Diplomacy

This year, China’s diplomacy was highlighted at three major diplomatic events in April and May – The second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, Conference of Dialogues on Asian Civilizations, and the International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing. Then followed Chinese President Xi Jinping’s busy diplomatic month of June, which saw his four overseas trips: From June 5 to 7, Xi first paid a state visit to Russia and attended the 23rd St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) held in St. Petersburg; June 12-16 saw him in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan attending the 19th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Bishkek and the fifth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Dushanbe; from June 20 to 21 he headed to the DPRK for a state visit; and a week later, he flew to Osaka, Japan, for the 14th G20 Summit. In recent years, with its increasing national strength, China has proactively taken on international responsibilities as a major nation, contributing to issues of global concern. However, responding to China’s rise in the international arena, some people in the West have expressed doubt about China’s development and strategic intentions. This is illustrated by the China threat theory, claims about the collapse of China, belief about the inevitable confrontation between China and the U.S., […]

Shinzo Abe’s First Visit to China Brings New Opportunities for China-Japan Trade and Economic Ties

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the beginning of China’s reform and opening-up, as well as the 40th anniversary of the China-Japan Treaty of Peace and Friendship. The downturn of Sino-Japanese relations brought stagnation in the bilateral trade for a couple of years. Luckily, we have seen some positive changes in bilateral trade and economic relations since the start of this year. From January to August, China-Japan trade totaled US$214.1 billion, with year-on-year growth of 11.2%. In terms of investment, Japan has established 529 new corporations in China this year, an increase of 40% compared to last year; and investment volume has reached US$2.82 billion, reflecting year-on-year growth of 38.3%. Δ Products presented by exhibitors in the Apparel, Accessories & Consumer Goods Area during the Pre-Expo Meeting on Supply and Demand Coordination Between the Exhibitors and Visitors of the First China International Import Expo. Most of all, many Japanese companies will attend the upcoming China International Import Expo in Shanghai, China’s first ever import expo. According to official statistics, Japanese companies, 579 in total, represent the highest number of registered companies from any single country. Japan also enjoys the largest pavilion area in the Expo, totaling 18,888 square meters. These factors indicate that Japan attaches great importance to China’s future development. China-Japan trade relations have entered a new stage of […]

Japanese Scholars: Japan and China Should Explore More Institutionalized Cooperation Framework

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is visiting China from October 25 to 27. The year 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the ratification of the Japan-China Peace and Friendship Treaty and the 40th anniversary of the beginning of China’s reform and opening-up. Since Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to Japan in May this year, the discussion on “third-party market cooperation” between China and Japan has been heating up in the economic circles of both countries. At this important juncture, People’s China reporter Mu Yue conducted an interview with University of Tokyo economist Ito Yasho, exchanging views on Sino-Japanese economic cooperation and Sino-Japanese relations. Δ On October 11, Shinzo Abe met with the Minister of the International Department, Central Committee of the CPC, Song Tao, at the Prime Minister’s official residence, and stressed the promotion of meaningful cooperation between Japan and China in all fields. Japan Needs to View the Belt and Road Initiative with Long-Term Perspective The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is currently receiving wide attention from the international community, encompassing various content. First of all, strengthening economic links represents the core of BRI. In addition, BRI has included policy, culture and personnel exchange programs among countries such as policy-oriented opinion communication, exchange of international students and other types of exchange. From this perspective, BRI represents an economic circle concept with […]