The plastics industry is global and the task of cleaning it up should be global too.
Sara Hsu and Wanli Min explore the transformative potential of China’s financial-technology industry, describing the risks and rewards for participants as well as the impact on consumers.
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.
Professor Carol Wise's new book, Dragonomics, examines how the countries of Latin America are maximizing or missing out on China's international development strategy.
Since then Chinese President Jiang Zemin visited Latin America in 2001, China has become more engaged in the region. Chinese investment and loans to Latin America have declined in the last few years, but the region remains important to China as a market for goods and a source of essential energy and products.
Professor Han Li examines how Chinese are rediscovering the rural China and idealizing rural life in the social media age. She also looks at the social and political forces driving this trend.
Although WeChat is the most popular part of the Tencent empire and is deeply embedded in the everyday lives of Chinese, it doesn’t generate most of the company’s revenues. This week we look at Tencent and how it generated US$54 billion in revenue last year.
The Congressional Research Service is a non-partisan part of the Library of Congress. The report is available in pdf form at the link below.
The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted an online panel discussion to examine the economic, environmental, social and political impact China's Belt and Road Initiative has in Southeast and Central Asia.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a look at China's environmental protection efforts and the use of data in making and implementing Chinese environmental laws.