How will the Biden administration work with, or against, China? We look at the views of his Cabinet nominees to get an idea.
After President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the remaining 11 countries negotiated a new trade deal, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which was signed in March 2018. At the same time, China was negotiating its own trade deal, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), whose 15 countries would account for 30% of the world’s population and GDP if it is ratified.
Joshua Goldstein talks about his new book looking at the history of the recycling industry in China.
Jennifer Pan examines how China's major social assistance program, Dibao, has been used to quell dissent.