In most economies, GDP growth is a measure of economic output generated by the performance of the underlying economy. In China, however, Beijing sets annual GDP growth targets it expects to meet. Turning GDP growth into an economic input, rather than an output, radically changes its meaning and interpretation.
The United States has to address its role in absorbing global capital if it wants to resolve trade deficits.
Four years after recording the first episode of the podcast, U.S. former national security advisor Stephen Hadley joined Paul Haenle again on the 100th episode to discuss how U.S. foreign policy has adapted to new realities in the bilateral relationship amidst a shifting global order.
China must force through a deleveraging process to overcome local barriers and restrain its crushing debt.
President Trump’s policies have called into question the United States’ role in the world while China’s economic and political clout grows. What is the future of the U.S.-led order and the implications of a rising China?
The French president was charming but also sent a message as Beijing searches for an EU partner.
Foreign policy goals addressed at the 19th Party Congress confirm the end of China’s “hide and bide” period and demonstrate its growing interest in becoming a more influential player on the world stage.
Transformations brought about by automation, technology, and artificial intelligence are one of the defining issues of the 21st century. How can China and the United States cooperate on these and other commerce issues?
For all the issues that clearly separate Europeans and Americans, there is today clearly a will from Washington to engage in a deeper transatlantic cooperation on the emergence of new economic actors, and China in particular.
As China vies for more influence in Central Asia, the United States, the European Union, and other Asian countries must take a strategic interest in Kazakhstan to ensure the country’s prosperity and protect the international liberal economic order.