YCW’s Insa Ewert discusses Europe’s divisions and common positions towards an increasingly assertive China. Her analysis covers EU investment screening mechanisms, approaches to 5G networks and shifting public perceptions of China.
YCW speaks to Andrew Polk, founding partner of Trivium China, about the state of the Chinese economy and the prospect of growth and opening up in 2019.
Merkel’s coalition talks have steered clear of the topic of Chinese investment in Germany, where a consensus is emerging that investment screening instruments need to be reinforced. But, Insa Ewert writes, EU member states remain fractured on this issue, weakening Europe’s overall approach to regulation of Chinese investment.
YCW compiled a summary report of the inaugural YCW-Lau Conference held on 14 October 2017, centering on the theme: “China in 2050: The World Through Beijing’s Eyes.” Check out photos and the link to download the summary report on our blog.
YCW’s Insa Ewert and Jan Philipp Pöter call on Beijing and Berlin to take on leadership roles and champion inclusive multilateralism at the G20 summit in Hamburg from 7-8 July.