China

May 16, 2022

Economic Cooperation between Uzbekistan and China

Uzbekistan remains one of the key countries in Central Asia. Since the implementation of the new economic policy, the country’s economic cooperation with external powers, including Russia, China, and the countries of the European Union has deepened considerably. In this sense, China’s presence in Uzbekistan increased significantly. Therefore, this commentary […]
May 13, 2022

China’s Outward Investments

China’s economic and political rise was driven mainly by its economic reforms, which stimulated a significant inflow of foreign direct investments. These investments allowed China to develop its key sectors, increasing the country’s competitiveness and contributing to the growth of trade. The rise of China’s economy and the accumulation of […]
March 31, 2022

China’s Water Projects in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Their Possible Effects

China is constantly faced with the problem of meeting its increasing demand for energy and natural resources and its large consumption needs has ever grown in parallel with its rapid economic growth in the last 30 years. There-fore China, which focuses on industrial production aiming for more efficiency and more […]
February 28, 2022

Economic Cooperation between Central Asia and China

Central Asia is one of the most important regions for China in terms of economics, politics, and security. China’s role in the region is permanently increasing. It remains a key trade partner for all Central Asian countries. Moreover, China provides the region with substantial investments, primarily in the energy sector. […]
December 10, 2021

China’s New Cybersecurity Regulations and its Potential Effects

Being the largest digital market in the world in terms of digital payments, mobile services with the largest number of internet users, China has been working on reinforcing its cybersecurity. In line with President Xi Jinping’s vision of data-driven governance that recognizes in 2020 the data as the fifth “factor […]
November 15, 2021

The Current Coal Crisis in China and Perspectives for the Eurasian Region

Almost about a year after the impressive climate target pledge expressed by the Chinese President Xi Jinping at the 75th Session of The United Nations General Assembly in September 2020, where in pursuit of “a green recovery of the world economy in the post-COVID era” the country aimed at carbon […]
October 28, 2021

Lessons from the World University Rankings: The Chinese Experience

Autumn is the time for summing up the results in many areas of activity and drawing up annual international rankings as the most important tool for assessment and orientation. The World University Rankings 2022, which has already become traditional, gives an idea of the status of the best educational institutions […]
August 27, 2021

China’s Third-Child Policy Challenges

On May 31, 2021, the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China announced a new policy that allows couples to have up to three children instead of the previous two-child limit. Although the introduced measures aim to stimulate the birth rate to obtain a long-term term balance of population […]
March 13, 2021

Synopsis on the finalized negotiations of the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment

On December 30, 2020, the European Union (EU) and China marked a new level of engagement with the completion of negotiations on the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI). As agreed during the joint virtual conference between the heads of member states, once signed and ratified, the CAI is expected to […]
March 12, 2021

China’s post-pandemic Digital Silk Road

At the time when the pandemic has become an essential reminder of the undeniable role of digital technologies, China has shown itself as a leading technological power, which has been promoting its digital capabilities globally through a wide range of technological instruments, including using the pandemic for its own advantage. […]