January 27, 2023
Diversification Isn’t Enough to Cure Europe’s Economic Dependence on China
By Francesca Ghiretti and Hanns W. Maull
In wrestling with its economic vulnerability to China, the EU is betting on diversification to solve its problems. It’s not the panacea it is made out to be.
January 14, 2023
What’s Behind China’s Resumed Imports of Australian Coal?
By Zhongzhou Peng
China’s decision to import Australian coal after a two-year ban was driven by diplomatic, not economic, considerations.
October 17, 2022
Understanding (and Managing) China’s Economic Coercion
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Max J. Zenglein.
August 04, 2022
Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit: The Substance and the Aftermath
By Brian Hioe
The planned trip – and China's potential reaction – has been the headlines for weeks. Now that it's over, where do things stand?
July 20, 2022
The Limits of China’s Economic Leverage Over South Korea
By Andy Hong
South Korea’s economy is certainly vulnerable to Chinese economic coercion. But such pressures rarely induce countries to change their foreign policy outlook.
May 09, 2022
Moon Jae-In: South Korea’s Merkel?
By Thomas Chan and Seong Hyeon Choi
Both leaders believed that economics and energy concerns locked their countries into a path of appeasing threatening neighbors.
March 22, 2022
South Korea’s Relations With China and the US Under President-elect Yoon
By Niklas Swanström
Can Yoon Suk-yeol have his cake and eat it too when it comes to China policy?
March 08, 2022
Lithuania as a Litmus Test of EU-China Relations
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Jonathan Hackenbroich.
February 09, 2022
How China’s Economic Coercion Is Bringing Lithuania and Australia Together
By Grant Wyeth
The bonds between Australia and Lithuania are strengthening as a result of China’s attempts to isolate the European country.
January 06, 2022
China Is Targeting Lithuania. The EU Must Push Back.
By Chien-Huei Wu and Nai-Yu Chen
Europe must resist Chinese economic coercion with one voice.
December 20, 2021
A Strategic Response to China’s Economic Coercion
By Emily Kilcrease, Emily Jin, and Rachel Ziemba
China is the most willing to deploy the widest range of economic tools in response to a geopolitical conflict. What can the U.S. do?
February 09, 2021
China’s Ambitions Generating Global Pushback – Though Unevenly, Scholar Argues
By Abhijnan Rej
“America’s most strident decouplers are no longer in the White House, but China’s own are still hard at work,” Luke Patey warned The Diplomat.