China has the capacity to fulfill Russian needs for technology, capital, and markets, but Beijing remains wary of Russia’s faltering economy.
China’s soft power efforts have achieved sizable gains by enhancing the international community’s knowledge of the country, yet they have also attracted increased scrutiny in recent years.
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’s dramatic rise is reshaping the global order and prompting countries both large and small to reassess how they interact with one another.
A clear understanding of China and Greece’s rich cultural heritages is vital to enhancing modern-day people-to-people exchanges and cooperation.
China is adopting a larger diplomatic role in Central and South Asia to enhance stability and foster prosperity in the region.
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.