China Analysis: Publications

Policy Brief

The new China consensus: How Europe is growing wary of Beijing

Janka Oertel - 7 September, 2020

In its remaining months, the German Council presidency could use this momentum to create institutional structures to improve the EU’s capacity to act.

China Analysis

The China dream goes digital: Technology in the age of Xi

Francois Godement, Angela Stanzel, Marcin Przychodniak, Katja Drinhausen, Adam Knight, Elsa B Kania - 25 October, 2018

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The Trump opportunity: Chinese perceptions of the US administration

Camille Boullenois, Jiakun Jack Zhang, Melanie Hart, Blaine Johnson, Earl Wang - 20 June, 2018

Four views from our authors on Chinese and Taiwanese views of the roots of Trump's strategy and trade policy, and Chinese blind spots

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The United Nations of China: A vision of the world order

François Godement, Moritz Rudolf, Marc Julienne,
Marie-Hélène Schwoob & Kata Isenring-Szabó - 12 April, 2018

China has already brought the world “Socialism with Chinese characteristics”. Will its next goal be a “United Nations with Chinese characteristics”?

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China’s “New Era” with Xi Jinping characteristics

Angela Stanzel, Heike Holbig, Jean Christopher Mittelstaedt, Yevgen Sautin & Jérôme Doyon - 15 December, 2017

The meaning of the Chinese "new era" is tied to Xi Jinping. This publication explores how much his increased ideological control is changing China.

Policy Brief

Grand Designs: Does China have a ‘Grand Strategy’?

Angela Stanzel, Nadège Rolland, Jabin Jacob, Melanie Hart - 18 October, 2017

The Chinese Communist Party Congress in October will indicate whether China has departed from its ‘peaceful rise’ in favour of an ambitious grand strategy.

China and the Mediterranean: Open for business?

François Godement, Dragan Pavlićević, Agatha Kratz, Abigaël Vasselier, Moritz Rudolf & Jérôme Doyon - 21 June, 2017

Taiwan between Xi and Trump

Mathieu Duchâtel, Jessica Drun, Fa-Shen Vincent Wang, Yevgen Sautin, Antoine Bondaz, Hubert Kilian - 28 April, 2017

Taiwan's government has little room for manoeuvre to forge a path independently of China.

Discipline and punish: Party power under Xi

Jérôme Doyon, François Godement - 14 March, 2017

Why China's President has made Party discipline a centrepiece of his administration.

China’s investment in influence: the future of 16+1 cooperation

Angela Stanzel, Agatha Kratz, Justyna Szczudlik & Dragan Pavlićević - 14 December, 2016

Uneven progress towards “16+1” cooperation frustrates Chinese ambitions