Former French Prime Minister shares his views on the current issues during this year’s Boao Forum for Asia. He discussed current issues, including recent U.S. protectionist measures and his expectations for China’s Belt and Road Initiative, and cooperation between China, Europe and the African continent…
The world’s most important economic relationship is in serious trouble. Long drawn together by the mutual benefits of codependency—an export-led China relying on U.S. demand and a saving-short United States in need of low-cost Chinese imports and surplus foreign capital—the air is now thick with tension.
Among all the groups in which Wang Xinqiang participates on WeChat, a popular social networking smartphone app, three are used to collect public opinion and pool suggestions put forward by members of the RCCK, one of China’s eight non-communist parties.
The past five years have seen China step further into the mysteries of the sky and the sea. Micius and the Monkey King, a Dragon and a Heavenly Palace—this legendary sounding group somewhat surprisingly has nothing to do with Chinese history or mythology, but everything to do with science.
The trade imbalance between China and the United States is becoming a tool for Washington to pursue its “America First” objective. Is the trade imbalance really unfair to the United States? Is it fair to judge the trade relationship simply on the basis of surplus or deficit?