cp.signals • weekly • domestic policy movement

Resurfacing of long-standing hostility between Japan and South Korea draws concern from Chinese policy makers, but analysts disagree on its impact.

cp.signals • weekly • domestic policy movement

As a direct expression of ‘reform of the global governance system’, a major topic of Xi Jinping’s foreign policy, Beijing is committing resources and diplomatic effort to sending more of its nationals to work at the UN and other multilateral agencies. 

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august: trade war, new FTZs, land reform

US-China tariff hikes and rising global trade protectionism are adding pressure to the economy.

cp.signals • weekly • domestic policy movement

‘High-quality BRI’ was in the air in 2018, but did not become a prominent slogan until the Second Belt and Road Forum in April 2019. The basic aim, says Wang Yi 王毅 Minister of Foreign Affairs, is to make the initiative more sustainable and attractive for all involved.