Li WeiAssociate professor of the School of International Relations, Renmin University of China.
Expertise : International Relations Theory; International Political Economy
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Associate Professor, School of International studies at Renmin University of China, Editorial Board Member of Foreign Affairs Review, Editor of Quarterly Journal of International Politics and Deputy Secretary General of Institution for Economic Diplomacy, China National Association for International Studies. He mainly does some research on international political economy, Chinese economic diplomacy and American international economic policies. He has written many works, such as Balance the Dollar: Political Leadership and Monetary Expansion.
Time ripe for China-UK FTA
Despite uncertainties of Brexit, cooperation between the two countries has bright prospects...2019-03-29
China, UK will both benefit from free trade deal
Against the backdrop of a worsening international economic environment, China needs to find solutions as soon as possible in case more Western countries unite against it on some major economic issues. The country should pay attention to deepening bilateral relations with important economic and trade partners by building a more comprehensive and high-standard free trade network. And the UK could be one of the developed countries with which China could strengthen economic cooperation in a new round of changes to the international economic order. ...2019-03-13
Dollar distress could boost yuan internationalization
Since China has become the largest customer for oil producers in the Middle East, the international environment has steered toward internationalization of the yuan. Especially since Donald Trump became US president in January 2017, the dollar has been weakening. The US` move toward protectionism and anti-globalization has caused anger around the world and undermined confidence in the dollar among international investors. This represents an opportunity for the yuan....2018-03-14
US needs a BIT with China to safeguard its overseas investments
As Chinese President Xi Jinping begins his first State visit to the US on Tuesday, hopes are high for another breakthrough in the bilateral investment treaty (BIT) negotiation, which analysts say will help both countries safeguard their overseas investments and boost the US manufacturing industry....2015-09-23
China must respond to challenge from TPP
China needs to consider how to address the challenges the TPP might bring, and there are likely to be two main areas. First, China will lose the opportunity to get involved in formulating the new generation of international trade rules, which will override WTO rules. The US is engaged in constructing these new rules through negotiations on the TPP, as well as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA). ...2015-08-18
Government should prepare for unfavorable result of yuan drop
Recently, a substantial weakening of the Chinese currency against the US dollar has come under the spotlight. The backdrop of the recent yuan depreciation is that the central bank adjusted the central parity rate down 1.9 percent on Tuesday to let the daily reference rate closely reflect the market price. ...2015-08-18
AIIB facing challenges on loan safety, finding consensus among members
The AIIB must do whatever it can to transcend the region`s complicated geopolitical conflicts, to give its investment projects a greater chance of success. But this will not be easy....2015-07-02
"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,