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China economic coercion

As Belt and Road Forum Convenes, Time to Rethink Narratives on China’s Economic Coercion

As Belt and Road Forum Convenes, Time to Rethink Narratives on China’s Economic Coercion

By Matt Ferchen
The problem with all this focus on Chinese economic coercion, and the related anxieties about its ability to weaponize trade, is that China hasn’t been particularly good at it.

China and the Baltics

China and the Baltics

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Una Bērziņa-Čerenkova.
China’s Coercion Is Most Effective Against Poorer Countries

China’s Coercion Is Most Effective Against Poorer Countries

By Caleb Harding
It's often argued that China's coercive tactics do not achieve results. But new data suggests that's only true for countries with a high GDP per capita.

What Do China’s Neighbors Think of De-risking?

What Do China’s Neighbors Think of De-risking?

Christina Lai, Kazuto Suzuki, and Wonho Yeon discuss the de-risking calculus for Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan.

China’s Ban of Micron Puts South Korea in the Worst of Both Worlds

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.

Australia Suspends WTO Case Against China on Barley Tariffs

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.

China-Australia Trade War Shows No Sign of Abating 

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.
Data Shows China’s Coercive Diplomacy Isn’t Working

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.

China-Australia Trade Ministers Hold 1st Meeting Since 2019

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.

Diversification Isn’t Enough to Cure Europe’s Economic Dependence on China

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.

What’s Behind China’s Resumed Imports of Australian Coal? 

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.
Understanding (and Managing) China’s Economic Coercion

Understanding (and Managing) China’s Economic Coercion

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Max J. Zenglein.

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