Liu ZongyiAssociate professor of Institute for International Strategic Studies, Shanghai Institute for international Studies.
Expertise : International Relations; India's Economy and Foreign Policy
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Research Fellow at the Institute for International Strategic Studies and Centre for Asia-Pacific Studies, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS). His research interests mainly focus on India’s Economy and Foreign Policy, China’s Foreign Policy, BRICS, and G20.
Liu Zongyi: Kashmir issue proves India unqualified for UN Security Council seat
Through a presidential order, the Indian government on August 5 scrapped Article 370 of Indian Constitution, which granted special status to the India-controlled Kashmir. The move means the region, an internationally recognized disputed territory between India and Pakistan, was forcibly transformed into alleged Indian territory by New Delhi. This is unacceptable to Pakistan and has triggered a serious confrontation between the two countries. ...2019-08-13
Second Russia-India-China meeting aimed at concrete trade cooperation measures
China confirmed on Monday that Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend an informal meeting with leaders from Russia and India on the sidelines of the upcoming G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. According to media reports, it was during the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched the idea of the second Russia-India-China meeting to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Given the three countries' respective trade tensions with the US recently, the trilateral meeting will undoubtedly attract high attention during the Osaka G20 summit....2019-07-01
BCIM devt awaits India’s participation
In the late 1990s, the academic community in China's Yunnan Province proposed economic cooperation with Bangladesh, India, and Myanmar. The idea was embraced by academics from the three neighboring countries. ...2019-05-15
Gap between China and India widens under Modi
As the 2019 Indian general election gets underway, there has been discussion about whether India has lagged further behind China over the past five years under the Modi government....2019-05-14
New Delhi likely to create strategy for Washington’s Iran oil ban
A total US ban on the purchases of Iranian crude oil took effect on May 2, according to the Voice of America. Last month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the US would not extend sanctions waivers for Iranian oil importers including China, India, Japan, South Korea and Turkey. The countries were told to stop buying Iranian oil by May 2, or face sanctions....2019-05-06
On key Tibet anniversary, India needs to see reason on Dalai question
This year marks the 60th anniversary of democratic reforms in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. It is also the 60th anniversary of the 14th Dalai Lama fleeing from China into India. As an old issue between Beijing and New Delhi, the dispute over the 14th Dalai Lama has lasted for six decades. It was caused by a series of mistakes made by Indian politicians and strategists, including first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, in cultural, political, historical and defense contexts. ...2019-03-28
China needs solid proof in Azhar case
China suspended India's latest bid to list Masood Azhar, the leader of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), as a global terrorist, to give it more time to examine the request. Why did China take this position? Will it affect future China-Pakistan-India relations? Three experts shared their views with the Global Times....2019-03-15
India needs to seize opportunity in RCEP talks
On Saturday, trade ministers from 16 Asia-Pacific countries gathered in the Cambodian city of Siem Reap to resume negotiations over the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The proposed RCEP, which aims to create one of the world's largest trading blocs encompassing 45 percent of the world's population and 40 percent of global trade, is now at a critical moment. While the participating countries generally hope to reach a final deal by the end of this year, uncertainties should not be overlooked....2019-03-07
"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,