My Understanding of China
The initiative is a prescription for the world as global security environment is highly uncertain and complicated due to climate change, the Covid-19 pandemic, and geopolitical conflicts, etc.
In reality, politics in Western democracy is often the game of the rich and the powerful, and those who are well connected. Western democracy empowers only a fraction of the population, not the large majority of the people.
Trade means peace, and peace means trade, and the promotion of win-win situations.
The roadmap-style report contained not only a summary of the Chinese government’s work over the past year, but also outlined the country’s future priorities and goals for socioeconomic development.
Common prosperity is part of a process, not a decision made out of the blue, and has long been embedded in the national policies and development plans since the commencement of the reform and opening-up drive.
Democracy should not be considered as a handpicked ruling model of a few developed countries but a democratic governance right of every country. It is for the people of the country to decide whether a country is a democracy or not.
I can only say that China, for all its challenges and complexities, is also an extraordinary teacher. That is, of course, if one is willing to learn!
Common development is a long-standing desire of humanity. The BRI aims to make it a reality through its pursuit of high-quality supply chains, resilient development and comprehensive consultations.
China is leading a renewable energy revolution as a critical partner because it tackles the twin pressures of energy demand growth and climate change. If the world steps up with the same scale and scope of action, then it’s fair to say humanity will succeed.