China economic coercion
June 03, 2023
China’s Ban of Micron Puts South Korea in the Worst of Both Worlds
By Troy Stangarone
South Korean firms are China’s main alternatives to Micron, dragging Seoul farther into the China-U.S. semiconductor dispute.
April 12, 2023
Australia Suspends WTO Case Against China on Barley Tariffs
By Rod McGuirk
Australia suspended a complaint to the World Trade Organization in the Albanese government’s latest step toward repairing relations with Beijing.
February 15, 2023
China-Australia Trade War Shows No Sign of Abating
By Jianli Yang
Despite recent signs of a diplomatic thaw, nothing has changed in the policies of either China or Australia.
February 09, 2023
Data Shows China’s Coercive Diplomacy Isn’t Working
By Ben Sando
A study by Doublethink Lab suggests that China’s pressure tactics are not making countries adopt foreign policies favorable to Beijing.
February 07, 2023
China-Australia Trade Ministers Hold 1st Meeting Since 2019
By Rod McGuirk
Australia's new government is urging China to lift official and unofficial barriers on Australian exports.
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?
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