China continues to view Venezuela as a key source of oil, but Beijing has also been strengthening its private and public energy partnerships with other Latin American countries.
The ongoing dispute threatens to drive U.S.-China relations permanently in a far more adversarial, zero-sum direction and destabilize the region.
China’s growing use of petcoke, an inexpensive but environmentally unfriendly coal alternative, must be addressed for the country’s efforts to reduce air pollution to be effective.
China’s latest defense white paper reaffirms the country's commitment to no-first-use of nuclear weapons and suggests that China may be developing an early warning system for its nuclear forces.
The United States and China can work together to help Venezuela navigate the challenges facing its crude oil exports sector.
The New Silk Road is an opportunity for China and Greece to deepen their economic and cultural cooperation.
No silver bullet solution will resolve China’s environmental challenges, but last year’s bilateral agreement with the United States is a step in the right direction.
Although its initial focus will be Asia, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank may eventually broaden its scope to provide development assistance to countries in Africa as well.
The world’s center of gravity is shifting from Europe to East Asia, and the international system appears to be moving toward a bipolar dynamic involving China and the United States.
Russia is tilting toward China in the face of political and economic pressure from the United States and Europe. This does not presage a new Sino-Russian bloc, but the epoch of post-communist Russia’s integration with the West is over.
China recognizes the complex historical dimensions of the situation in Crimea and remains committed to a diplomatic solution that considers the interests of all parties involved.
Despite slowing Chinese demand for commodities, countries in Latin America and Africa can still benefit from closer economic ties with China.
China is believed to be developing the missile technology to independently engage multiple targets, a capability that must be carefully managed to maintain stability.
Chinese investment and the lessons of the country’s development are beneficial to African economies seeking to expand their global profile.
In the past year, Beijing has become more diplomatically engaged with Afghanistan, raising the potential for China to play a helpful role in Afghanistan’s future economic and security prospects.
The BRICS Bank, the AIIB, and the Silk Road Fund are structured similarly to existing international financial institutions and will do much to help developing countries grow.
China hopes that providing economic benefits to neighboring countries will help Beijing improve its relationships with these states and bolster China’s growing international profile.
China’s economy is transitioning into a period of steadier, more gradual growth, while the country’s diplomacy is becoming more proactive in striving for achievement.
The United States and China don’t agree on every issue. But in the past, the two countries have found ways to deal with their disagreements without obstructing progress in areas of common interest.
The Carnegie–Tsinghua Center serves as a vital platform for Chinese and international scholars and policymakers to exchange views on today’s most pressing global issues.