Country Reports

“Internal brain” — Think Tanks in PR China

Since the reform and opening-up policy under Deng Xiaoping, a large number of governmental think tanks have been established in China; in recent years more and more private think tanks, too. more…

Dr. Peter Hefele, Ying Kou | November 18, 2014

The „Economical Olympics“

45 billions for the EXPO 2010 – Shanghai shall be the „biggest World Exhibition of all times” more…

February 24, 2010

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

Is it an alliance against the NATO or a factor that stabilizes Inner-Asia?

Kerstin Geppert more…

January 26, 2010

“The Leadership Is Nervous”

Interview with Wolfgang Meyer

The People’s Republic of China is accustomed to decades of strong growth, driven for the most part by exports. Due to the global financial and economic crisis, exports are now falling. In our interview, Wolfgang Meyer of the Beijing office of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation discussed the reactions of China’s political leaders. more…

Hans Dembowski, Wolfgang Meyer | March 3, 2009

China and Latin America - a new transpacific partnership?

When China’s president, Hu Jintao, visited several Latin American countries in 2004, it was the temporary climax of China’s rapprochement with the region which started after the end of the Cold War, causing Beijing’s influence in Latin America to grow constantly. Mr Hu's visit was marked by mutual compliments but also by the conclusion of strategic partnerships and numerous trade and investment agreements. (in German) more…

Jochen Kleining | July 25, 2007

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