March 04, 2023
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.
February 15, 2023
Germany’s President Aims to Diversify Ties During Southeast Asia Trip
By Tim Hildebrandt
What German interests have prompted Frank-Walter Steinmeier's visits to Cambodia and Malaysia, and what can the two countries expect?
December 21, 2022
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.
December 07, 2022
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.
November 14, 2022
German Chancellor Calls for Deeper Trade Ties With Vietnam
By Sebastian Strangio
Olaf Scholz flagged Vietnam as an important future partner in his government's plan to reduce Germany's economic reliance on China.
November 05, 2022
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.
November 03, 2022
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.
October 31, 2022
Germany and the EU’s China Policy: Missing in Action?
By Anton Karppanen
Olaf Scholz has kept Germany’s business-first approach to China but that’s increasingly at odds with trends at home and abroad.
April 29, 2022
In Japan, Scholz Says Germany Seeks Closer Ties With Indo-Pacific
By Mari Yamaguchi
Scholz called his trip to Japan “a clear political signal that Germany and the EU will continue and intensify their engagement with the Indo-Pacific region.”
February 04, 2022
Germany’s (Not So) New China Policy
By Nadine Godehardt and Moritz Rudolf
Under new Chancellor Scholz, obstacles remain for transatlantic coordination on China.
December 15, 2021
Will Germany Depart from the Merkel Model on China? Beijing Will Have a Say.
By Lily McElwee
In the interplay between the new chancellor and his cabinet, the greatest determinant of Germany’s future China policy will be a third actor – Xi Jinping.
December 08, 2021
Is Germany’s New Government Going to Break With China?
By Thomas O. Falk
The noble idea of value-based foreign policy in post-Merkel Germany could quickly reach its limits.
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