Tourism and manufacturing are rebounding after coronavirus-related disruptions, but the recovery is fragile.
Argentina is one of the few places in the world where China has made considerable investments in renewable energy. It is Argentinians themselves who successfully pushed Chinese players to help rebuild their power grid from the ground up.
Join us for a conversation among Guan Guihai, Jennifer B. Murtazashvili, and Alexander Gabuev, moderated by Paul Haenle, on the evolving China-Russia relationship and the implications for the United States. This panel is the second of the Carnegie Global Dialogue Series 2021-2022 and will also be recorded and published as a China in the World podcast.
A global rethink of supply chains means that some economies will have opportunities to attract investment, build out new industries, and diversify their growth drivers. Taiwan is positioned to benefit from these shifts, but requires policy changes and technology investments to fully take advantage.
Sri Lanka is not alone. Over the last decade, moves like these have indicated a deepening engagement between China and countries in South Asia such as Bangladesh, Maldives, and Nepal.
In Bangladesh, while procurement of military hardware and development assistance were the initial drivers of the relationship, China has used many other avenues to expand its influence.
A global network of similarly-structured CBDCs could ultimately facilitate lower-cost payments relative to U.S.-regulated channels, thus diminishing the power of U.S. sanctions and curbing dollar usage in cross-border trade.
The Chinese government has unveiled plans to reshape a vast array of technical standards that shape the products and services that consumers around the world rely on, but Beijing’s designs could spawn unintended consequences.
While this Chinese engagement in South Asia often targets the needs of specific countries, even states with relatively robust state institutions and civil society struggle to grapple with the implications of China’s expanded footprint.
To bolster their influence in Israel, Chinese players have leveraged local Hebrew language media to calibrate their messages for Israeli audiences.