What to Make of Germany’s China Strategy
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Tim Rühlig.
Between the Superpowers: What Is Germany’s China Policy?
By Christiane Heidbrink
Those hoping the new National Security Strategy would iron out the contradictions in Berlin’s China policy will likely come away disappointed.
Germany Prods China on Ukraine War As Leaders Pledge To Work Together on Climate
By Geir Moulson
Premier Li Qiang chose Germany as his first destination abroad since taking office, a sign that China is seeking to repair strained ties with Europe.
Germany’s National Security Strategy and the China Challenge
By Tim Hildebrandt
After lacking clear guidelines for years, Berlin has clearly outlined its national interests and the means to protect and realize them.
German Chancellor Pledges Progress on EU-Indonesia FTA
By Sebastian Strangio
Olaf Scholz said that the domestic processing of vital minerals, a key goal of the Indonesian government, be included under any future trade pact.
German Public Opinion in the China Policy Debate
By Tim Hildebrandt
Growing negative sentiment toward China will increase the pressure on Berlin to moderate its approach toward Beijing.
Is Germany Siding With the US in Its Systemic Rivalry With China?
By Hu Chunchun
The two use similar language to talk about China, but that doesn't mean their positions are the same.
German, Lithuanian Lawmakers Show Support With Taiwan Visit
By Huizhong Wu
The Lithuanian delegation in particular drew parallels between the threat they face from Russia and the threat Taiwan faces from China.
Olaf Scholz’s China Gamble
By Alain Tao
The German chancellor’s trip to China was driven by pragmatic calculations – and it seems to have paid off.
European Leaders Fret Over Their ‘Value-Led’ Approach to China
By Duncan Bartlett
The recent visits to Beijing of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and European Council President Charles Michel reflected the ongoing attempt to calibrate Europe’s China policy.
China Celebrates German Chancellor’s Trip
By Shannon Tiezzi
There were few deliverables from the short visit, but Beijing is hopeful it indicates Germany is moving out of alignment with the U.S. approach to China.
Amid Much Controversy, German Chancellor Visits China
By Hanns W. Maull
Olaf Scholz’s visit to China represents a break with the Coalition Agreement and a return to a commercial foreign policy approach.