Zhao MinghaoAssociate Professor of China Center for Contemporary World Studies.
Expertise : International Relations; Belt and Road
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Research Fellow at the China Center for Contemporary World Studies, the in-house think tank of International Department of the CPC’s Central Committee (IDCPC). He is a full member of China National Committee, Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP). His research focuses on Chinese foreign policy, China-US relations and Indo-Pacific Asia security. His opinion articles have been featured in People's Daily, China Daily, New York Times,etc.
With stepped-up plan, US takes aim at China
The Pentagon released its first Indo-Pacific Strategy Report (IPSR) on June 1. On the same day, US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan explained the main points of this report when he spoke at the 18th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore which was held between May 31 and June 2. Amid an escalating trade conflict between China and the US, US President Donald Trump's administration is determined to invest more resources in implementing the Indo-Pacific Strategy, especially in the field of security, which has not only alarmed Beijing, but also unsettled most countries in the region....2019-06-10
US has shot itself in the foot by escalating trade war
As the US has recently tightened the screws on tariffs and as talk of a "tech cold war" looms, the prospect of an agreement between China and the US appears gloomier....2019-05-31
The "May 4" Spirit: Why China Refuses to Surrender on Trade
With China-US trade negotiations suffering a new setback, international public opinion is increasingly pessimistic about the prospect of the two countries reaching an agreement and concluding the trade war. The Trump administration has not only decided to raise tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese exports from 10 percent to 25 percent, but is also preparing to impose a 25-percent tariff on another $320 billion worth of goods. The Chinese side has announced it will take necessary retaliatory measures in response. Chinese official media outlets, such as the People's Daily, have published a series of articles, emphasizing that China is not afraid of US pressure, and will fight till the end if the US wants to continue the trade war. Beijing's rseponse was tougher than expected....2019-05-27
Better to stop the trade conflict before it's too late
In addition to announcing a 25-percent tariff on almost all Chinese exports to the U.S., Washington has gone all out to campaign against China's Huawei and tried to cut off U.S. companies' supply of high-tech products to China....2019-05-24
Zhao Minghao: In Pursuit of 'Re-engagement'
In 2018 the Trump administration released a number of papers on national security policy, such as its National Defense Strategy, Nuclear Posture Review, and National Intelligence Strategy. All these papers shared a common feature: defining China as a strategic competitor of the United States, a characterization that the administration has since tried hard to prove, even calling for a “whole-of-government” response. We have heard the word “decoupling” mentioned repeatedly in the discussion of economic relations with China — in particular, we have witnessed the coming of a tech cold war between the two countries....2019-04-01
BRI a new source of growth for EU
President Xi Jinping is paying a visit to Italy, Monaco and France from March 21 to 26. During his visit to Italy, Beijing and Rome are likely to sign a memorandum of cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative despite the efforts of the United States to prevent Italy from joining the BRI. What has prompted Italy to join the initiative? And will other major European countries follow Italy's example to join the initiative? Five experts share their views on the issue with China Daily's Liu Jianna....2019-03-22
US defense budget points to vaulting ambitions from ‘America First’ to ‘Military First’
Spending on defense accounts for about $750 billion out of a total budget outlay of $4.6 trillion proposed recently by US President Donald Trump. Apart from related expenses allocated to agencies such as the US Department of Energy, the Pentagon will get $720 billion in this budget - an increase of around $3.3 billion over fiscal year 2019....2019-03-19
Smearing Chinese investment won’t help US
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's visit to China last week came amid speculation that Beijing is seeking to build a naval base off the Cambodian coast, claims the prime minister has denied. ...2019-02-14
"2016: G20 and China"
This book from the "history" of the G20's past and present, a comprehensive discussion of the G20's origin and role, agenda,
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang recently attended the seventh Leaders' Meeting of China and Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) in Sofia, Bulgaria. Li reiterated that the 16+1 mechanism is an open and transparent platform, adding that China-CEEC cooperation has always followed international rules and EU regulations while Chinese enterprises are required to participate in bidding for European projects in accordance with market regulations and business rules.