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China in Europe: All for One and One for All?
May 29, 2020

China in Europe: All for One and One for All?

By Agnes Szunomar
Chinese infrastructure-building attempts in Central and Eastern Europe are different in each country. So is the response from host governments.

China and the Budapest-Belgrade Railway Saga
April 28, 2020

China and the Budapest-Belgrade Railway Saga

By Andreea Brînză
The railway became the BRI’s most important project in Europe -- but nearly seven years later, the story still isn’t over.
Is Italy’s Economic Crisis an Opportunity for China?
April 18, 2020

Is Italy’s Economic Crisis an Opportunity for China?

By Valbona Zeneli and Michele Capriati
As Italy reels, Chinese companies might sense an opportunity to buy up more Italian brands on the cheap.

A China-Portugal Nexus in the Making?
June 13, 2019

A China-Portugal Nexus in the Making?

By Eleanor Albert
China's growing presence in Portugal exemplifies the diverse stances of EU members toward Beijing.

Are the Gloves Coming Off in China-Germany Economic Relations?
May 03, 2019

Are the Gloves Coming Off in China-Germany Economic Relations?

By Björn Alexander Düben
As Germany shifts its China approach, Huawei is in the crosshairs.

How Hungary’s Path Leads to China’s Belt and Road
April 11, 2019

How Hungary’s Path Leads to China’s Belt and Road

By John Macri
Hungary’s various identities are all pointing in one direction: toward Beijing.

Italy Signs on to Belt and Road Initiative: EU-China Relations at Crossroads?
April 03, 2019

Italy Signs on to Belt and Road Initiative: EU-China Relations at Crossroads?

By Valbona Zeneli
This is a decisive moment for Europe, as it responds (for the first time) to Beijing’s industrial and commercial policies.
China’s “16+1” Is Dead? Long Live the “17+1.”
March 29, 2019

China’s “16+1” Is Dead? Long Live the “17+1.”

By Emilian Kavalski
This year’s summit might be the last for the “16+1” initiative – not because it’s dying, but because it’s expanding.

Xi Jinping in Europe: A Tale of 2 Countries
March 27, 2019

Xi Jinping in Europe: A Tale of 2 Countries

By Shannon Tiezzi
Xi’s receptions in Italy and France were markedly different. So were the benefits for the hosts – but not in the way you’d expect.

China’s Bid for the Heart and Soul of Italy
March 26, 2019

China’s Bid for the Heart and Soul of Italy

By Duncan Bartlett
Italy has officially joined China’s Belt and Road. But at home and abroad, not everyone is happy with the move.

What’s New About China’s Latest EU Policy Paper?
February 14, 2019

What’s New About China’s Latest EU Policy Paper?

By Julian Chan
The last policy paper was issued just four years before. What changed?
Behind the Huawei Backlash in Poland and the Czech Republic
February 06, 2019

Behind the Huawei Backlash in Poland and the Czech Republic

By Alicja Bachulska and Richard Q. Turcsányi
Both cases point to a deeper problem with China’s Central and Eastern Europe strategy.

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