YCW’s Insa Ewert and Jan Philipp Pöter take a political approach to the vigorous debate on whether or not China will be granted Market Economy Status (MES) in December 2016. A significant question for China’s international relations and economic ties, particularly at a moment of change for the European Union.
YCW’s Insa Ewert and Jan Philipp Pöter dissect the impact of Brexit on China’s relations with the UK and EU, and find that an independent Britain would mean disadvantages for London and Brussels, but possible benefits for Beijing.
Partner post by: Raya Yampolsky Onlookers to the “Russian-Chinese alliance” point to oft-cited pretexts for common ground: economic complementarity, geographic proximity, and ideological favorability. In a recent talk co-hosted by Young China Watchers, Carnegie Moscow Center’s senior associate Alexander Gabuev
By: Danny Quah For three decades now many of the world’s most insightful observers have predicted imminent demise to China’s system. But these same three decades have also seen China confound expectations. China’s economy turned in double-digit growth rates.
Partner post by: Carlotta Clivio On the evening of 13 November 2015, a group of jihadi gunmen and suicide bombers carried out a wave of coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris. The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (“Islamic State”