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China registered a record $99 billion trade surplus in June, adding to concerns that Beijing is leaning on exports to try and pull itself out of an economic slump. While the flood of low-cost Chinese-made products is good news for consumers, particularly in developing countries ...

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“India has already known before joining that SCO is all China’s show… India’s foreign policy, it’s more based on its national interest … it may be like India feels that they are going to gain more [by] engaging with Japan or the U.S. or Russia than [by] directly engaging with China.”

Amit Ranjan, Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore’s Institute of South Asian Studies

CGSP Journalists

Antonia Timmerman
Southeast Asia Editor
Han Zhen (寒槙)
China Editor
Christopher Edyegu
Africa Editor
Jony Essa
Arabic Editor
Chi Yuan(馳遠)
China Researcher

CGSP In the News

Africa

Eric Olander spoke with Reuters about China’s economic engagement in Africa in the post-pandemic era.

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Eric Olander
Editor-in-Chief
Africa

In The Africa Report, Géraud Neema discusses how China and the U.S. approach Kenya’s debt relief.

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C. Geraud Neema
Africa Editor
Asia

On Singapore’s Money FM 89.3, Eric Olander discusses the latest developments in the South China Sea.

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Eric Olander
Editor-in-Chief
Mideast

On Israel’s Makan TV news in Arabic, Jony Essa discusses China’s role in Mideast Diplomacy

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Jony Essa
Middle East Editor
Europe

On FRANCE 24, Eric Olander discusses the political impact of Xi Jinping’s visit to Europe.

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Eric Olander
Editor-in-Chief
Mideast

On Israel’s Makan radio, Jony Essa explains China’s role in the response to Iran`s missile attack on Israel

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Jony Essa
Middle East Editor
Mideast

In Foreign Policy, Eric Olander discusses how much political leverage China has with Iran.

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Eric Olander
Editor-in-Chief
Africa

In African Business, Geraud Neema discussed the expansion of Chinese e-commerce companies on the continent.

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C. Geraud Neema
Africa Editor
Africa

In Foreign Policy, Geraud Neema talks about China-free critical mineral supply chains.

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C. Geraud Neema
Africa Editor
Climate

On Kenya’s KTN News, Njenga Hakeenah discussed African demands to develop climate-resilient infrastructure.

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Njenga Hakeenah
Africa Climate Editor
Diplomacy

Eric Olander spoke with Bloomberg about China’s diplomatic agenda in the Global South.

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Eric Olander
Editor-in-Chief
Mideast

On Israel’s Makan radio, Jony Essa explains China’s response to the Red Sea crisis.

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Jony Essa
Middle East Editor

Twice-weekly podcast dedicated to exploring every facet of China's engagement in Africa, Asia, and across the Global South. Hosted by Eric Olander, Cobus van Staden & Géraud Neema.
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