Tag: Xi Jinping

Trump and Xi Need to Create a Stronger Framework for US-China Relations

Leaders of the world’s two most powerful economies will sit down together for the first time tomorrow. The list of topics to cover could be long. But this meeting is more about the relationship that will be established between President...

/ April 5, 2017

Obama Tests China’s Xi on South China Sea

U.S. President Barack Obama will host China’s President Xi Jinping for a special bilateral meeting on March 31. This signifies at once the general and increasing importance of relations between Washington and Beijing, but also the specific need to address...

/ March 31, 2016
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China, Australia Sign Free Trade Agreement

By Lauren Dodillet Chinese President Xi Jinping and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott met last week in Canberra to sign a landmark Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between their two countries. A decade in the making, the deal gives China the...

/ November 24, 2014
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US, China Take Action on Climate Change

By Lauren Dodillet US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a US-China agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions last Wednesday, wrapping up two days of bilateral meetings after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. The deal pledges...

/ November 18, 2014

China Forms Infrastructure Bank Despite US Opposition

By Lauren Dodillet Representatives from China, India, and 19 other Asian nations gathered in Beijing last Friday to sign a memorandum of understanding to establish the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). China, which proposed the project last year, hopes the...

/ October 30, 2014

China’s Great Communicator

What can students of effective communications techniques learn from Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent trip to Europe? By Bill Black  US President Ronald Reagan was famously known as “the Great Communicator.” Because he was an actor for many years before...

/ May 2, 2014

China’s Crackdown on Corruption and Government Spending: A Timeline

President Xi’s campaign against corruption and extravagant spending may be improving the public’s perception of the government, but it’s also affecting the global luxury goods market. By Tim Donovan Describing corruption as a “disease that calls for powerful drugs,” Chinese...

/ January 23, 2014

China’s Charm Offensive

China is taking steps to exert more cultural influence on the international stage. How should this be interpreted by those doing business with the emerging superpower? By St. John Moore and Ilse Schache  The press coverage of China’s first lady,...

/ August 5, 2013

As New Leader, Summit Offers Chance for Xi to Define His Image

 By Christina Nelson Officials hope the informal summit between US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Friday will help develop a relationship between the two leaders that could benefit US-China relations over the long...

/ June 7, 2013

China’s New Leadership Faces Familiar Problems

Boston University’s Joseph Fewsmith discusses the governance problems China’s new leaders will face over the next decade. With Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang now officially in place as president and premier, China’s new leaders face a growing list of challenges...

/ April 15, 2013