AREA9,596,960 sq km
GDP7,021,777 milion € (2013)
INFLATION2,4% (2014)
MEDIAN AGE36 years

Donald Trump’s synecdoche

The tariffs and trade wars reveal the extent of the US’ concern over Chinese expansion and its possible repercussions
Romeo Orlandi • Friday, 10 May 2019 14:18

Strong headwinds

Unfavourable conditions are brewing in China. Harbingers of crisis? Global powers have to face a whole range of variables – and Captain Xi knows it
Romeo Orlandi • Sunday, 10 February 2019 17:02

The long arm of China

Airports, media outlets and mining concessions could end up in Beijing's hands if Zambia doesn’t make good on its long-standing debt.
Guido Talarico • Wednesday, 31 October 2018 17:30

A Chinese tsunami

A crisis of the Chinese economy would have an unavoidable impact on the global economy. China’s economy is slowing and US trade tensions are adding to woes. The Chinese authorities are now stimulating credit again, which is unlikely to end well.
Daniel Vernazza • Wednesday, 31 October 2018 17:30

Five high-tech moves

The battle cry is AI. The US fears the Dragon, which is close to achieving supremacy in weapons technology, thanks to the help of the US tech community.
Stefan Soesanto • Saturday, 01 September 2018 10:13