Implications of China’s Rise


    • Q&A

    A Sustainable U.S.-China Security Relationship

    While Washington shouldn’t alter its general strategy toward Beijing, it should rethink some approaches in order to minimize the chance that the two countries will be drawn into competition for strategic primacy in the Asia-Pacific region.

    • Op-Ed

    Export Dependence: If China Stops, Then What?

    • Matt Ferchen, Alicia Garcia Herrero
    • September 01, 2011
    • China Economic Quarterly

    For the last decade South American exports of mining, agricultural, and energy commodities to China have boomed, leading countries like Argentina, Brazil, and Chile to worry about rising commodity dependency on China.

    • Op-Ed

    Why China Needs a Global Conscience

    The transformation of China into an economic powerhouse will fundamentally alter Beijing’s relationship with the global economy and require far-reaching changes in the global institutional architecture.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    China's Economic Growth: Challenges and Opportunities for the United States

    The United States must generate more high-value jobs to capitalize on the opportunities presented by a rising China, which is likely to continue to make sustaining double-digit growth a key priority.

    • Op-Ed

    The Lessons of Lagarde's IMF Coronation

    Although Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa enjoy significantly more power individually nowadays, as a group they still haven't mastered the methods for transforming their newfound economic prowess into global power.

    • Event

    Maritime Strategy: Security and Governance

    Regional maritime security challenges extend beyond any one nation’s borders and national jurisdiction. These challenges will become more acute as the regional dynamics in the Asia Pacific evolve and necessitate regional action and cooperation to be overcome.

    • Article

    China as a Development Bank

    By relying on low-interest loans to catalyze economic growth, China’s growth model resembles that of a huge development bank. While this approach has been successful so far, it remains to be seen whether it can be sustained.

    • Article

    The Chinese Are Coming!

    While China’s new aircraft carrier does not pose a major threat to U.S. forces or allies in the Western Pacific, the United States needs to take steps to communicate this message of reassurance to countries in the region.

    • Article

    How Long Will the Dollar Be King?

    As emerging economies increase in size, a multi-currency arrangement will likely replace the dollar as the bedrock of the international monetary system. For both the United States and the rest of the world, this is not necessarily bad news.

    • Event

    China and the Change of Order in East Asia

    • Sun Xuefeng, Yan Liang, Zhou Fangyin, Xu Jin, Gao Cheng
    • April 12, 2011
    • Beijing

    China’s rise has left its neighbours disconcerted about the role that China will play in the region and wondering whether the traditional East-Asian order and system with China at the fore will emerge once again.

Carnegie Experts on
Implications of China’s Rise

  • expert thumbnail - Xuefeng
    Sun Xuefeng
    Resident Scholar
    Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
    Sun Xuefeng specializes in the rise of great powers and international relations theory. At Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, he runs a program examining the international and regional implications of China’s rise.

About the Program

Since the end of the Cold War, China has been experiencing a rise in relative power. This has particularly been the case since 2008, when China weathered the financial crisis relatively well. Implications of China’s Rise will explore how China’s rise is being interpreted and felt across the globe with particular emphasis on East Asia.

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