Articles on China Analysis

Xi’s rule for life: what does our anxiety reveal? (Commentary)

François Godement - 28 February 2018

"With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful Seat" (John Milton)

Time's up: China’s coming battle for market economy status (Commentary)

François Godement & Agatha Kratz - 23 June 2016

Two new publications from the European Council of Foreign Relations look at the real issues behind the question of market economy status.

Paying the China price: the costs of Chinese investment (Commentary)

Agatha Kratz - 20 July 2015

The EU should not race to the bottom and match Chinese prices and standards but differentiate and provide quality rather than quantity in finance.

A guide to China’s leadership changes (Commentary)

Thomas König - 29 October 2012

Ahead of the selection of China’s new leadership on November 8th, Thomas König of ECFR’s China Programme explains what the process involves, who the new men will be, and why it matters.