For many, Premier Li Keqiang’s statement on how “There will be more risks and challenges that are either predictable or unpredictable and we must be fully prepared for a tough battle.” could not have captured the mood of the global economy any better.
The Chinese premier stressed that we should make great efforts to improve the business environment for the private economy. The following highlights, among others, are worthy of special attention.
There is no doubt that the African continent desperately needs to draw lessons from the Chinese experience of fighting poverty. In this article we will try to discuss this experience and how to make use of it.
More importantly, the recent rounds of high-level consultations between China and the U.S. have been carried out in an orderly manner under the direction of the heads of state of the two countries.
Indeed, China-U.S. relations have global implications, and this round of China-US trade talks completed last Friday, like any previous rounds, became the center of attention from the media and observers. What progress has been made is what the media want to find out.
Central Asia (CA), located in the center of the Eurasian continent, is a potential transport bridge between Europea and the dynamic Southeast Asia. First of all, the potential of this region is associated with the development of its transit capabilities and its implementation can give a serious impetus to the development of CA states suffering from the land-locked geographic location, the economic crisis, weak economic diversification, and an outdated technological base. Russia traditionally plays an important role in the development of this region, historically, economically and politically associated with most of the states of this region, especially with the former Soviet republics of CA (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan), and China, which is interested in ensuring the transportation of goods to Europe and ready to make significant investments to create the necessary infrastructure for this under the initiative of the Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB). Security Issue However, we should not forget that the practical implementation of these projects requires ensuring security in this region, especially given its geographical proximity to the states of the Middle East and Afghanistan. Threats to security in this region are mainly transboundary in nature, and the efforts of the states of the region themselves are not enough to overcome them. They need the help of external players to overcome the identified challenges and […]
The Egyptian President had previously declared that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) converges effectively with the AU’s Agenda 2063, which aims towards a peaceful, prosperous and integrated Africa.
Domestically, slowdown of investment growth rate and consumption, continuously uncertain external environmental, further structural reform indicate that development of China’s economy faces more severe situation from this year.
China-US relations have come to a crossroad. Is it a sustainable threat that the “world’s ruling power” is making China-US relations “worse before they get worse”? Why would a leading American geopolitical expert and educational leader feel that US-China relations “are going to get worse before they get worse”?