Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
China, the U.S. and a hungry world
A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Shifting priorities for China and Europe
China has extensive and productive ties with many European nations, but the relationship has been worsening in recent years. The war in Ukraine has led to still more unease.
Looking at China's Economy
Track China's rise to the world's second largest economy and its economic ties to the U.S. through USCI events, newsletters and document collections.
Comparing U.S. & China Trade in Southeast Asia
We look at how reliant Southeast Asian nations are on trade with China and with the U.S. China is the top trading partner for all, but the U.S. Is a key export market for many.
Playing with trade blocs
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.
Mike Pompeo, U.S. States and the China Competition, Feb. 8, 2020
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke at the National Governors Association Meeting in Washington, D.C.
PRC State Council, China's Position on the Economic and Trade Consultations, June 3, 2019
The Chinese government released this white paper prior to the U.S. and China signing a phase 1 trade deal in January 2020.
Understanding the ongoing U.S.-China trade war
Clayton Dube, director of the USC U.S.-China Institute, explains this latest phase of the trade war and how it might impact American consumers.
Michael Dunne on General Motors in China
Michael Dunne's book reveals how extraordinary people, remarkable decisions and surprising breaks made triumph in China possible for General Motors.
A Roundtable Discussion Of The U.S.-China Trade War
On August 30, 2018, the USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a discussion on American and Chinese aims and tactics in the US-China trade war as well as its impact and potential costs.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai: Openness, inclusion and fairness essential at home and as principles in dealing with China
Resilience, inclusion and communication central in her remarks
The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver
Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.