Category Asia

La Chine, bulldozer de la croissance mondiale

L’empire du Milieu accélère (1/5). L’économie nationale pourrait connaître, en 2021, un rebond de l’ordre de 8 %, après avoir évité l’écueil de la récession en 2020. Dans les toutes prochaines années, le géant asiatique abandonnera son statut de pays émergent pour celui de pays développé. Par Frédéric Lemaître(Pékin, correspondant) L’épidémie ? Quelle épidémie ? Si 2021 se déroule comme les […]

2020 Global Young Leaders Dialogue Program launched in Beijing

A new program for global young leaders, initiated by Center for China and Globalization (CCG) and Academy of Contemporary China and World Studies, was launched in Beijing on December 15 2020. Pascal Lamy’s speech at 35′

Asie-Pacifique : comment la Chine a damé le pion aux Etats-Unis

L’accord de libre-échange conclu le mois dernier avec quinze pays d’Asie et d’Océanie est surtout à forte portée géopolitique. Mise à l’écart des courants d’échanges par les Etats-Unis, la Chine a profité d’une faute monumentale de Donald Trump, le retrait de l’accord transpacifique, pour revenir dans le jeu avec une autre formule, le RCEP. L’accord […]

All-out effort needed to learn successful virus response

Funabashi: In the postwar international society, the prevailing view has been that a “good” society is a democracy that achieves economic growth, using gross domestic product as the standard metric. Not only capitalist countries in the West, but also socialist ones in the East, have regarded higher living standards and full employment as ideal. These […]

China, EU Urged to Finalize Investment Treaty to Offset Covid-19 Damage

By Lu Zhenhua China and the European Union should conclude their bilateral investment treaty within the year in an effort to boost cross-border investment and offset the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Pascal Lamy, former director-general of the World Trade Organization said Monday. Read more: https://www.caixinglobal.com/2020-06-23/china-eu-urged-to-finalize-investment-treaty-to-offset-covid-19-damage-101571509.html

China Must Take Leadership on Protecting the Environment

Pascal Lamy is a former director-general of the World Trade Organization and currently president of the Paris Peace Forum. The global Covid-19 pandemic has paralyzed our way of life, causing hardship, misery and suffering the world over. It has shown how vulnerable our economic system is to these kinds of shockwaves and highlighted the undeniable […]