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[CGTN] China’s global challenges in the new era

Monday,Apr 09, 2018


In moves and countermoves, the US and China imposed tariffs and threatened bigger ones. The US says it is countering China’s “economic aggression”. China says it does not want to fight a trade war, but it is absolutely not afraid of a trade war. There is a larger context: a growing “pushback” against China’s rising international engagement. What’s really doing on? And what can China do about it?

Wang Huiyao, founder and president of CCG

Shi Yinhong, Academic Advisor of CCG

Wang Yong, Non-resident Senior Fellow of CCG

On the first CGTN-CCG high-end forum, the Close to China Studio invited Wang Huiyao, founder and president of the Center of China and Globalization(CCG), Shi Yinhong,Academic Advisor of CCG, Wang Yong, Non-resident Senior Fellow of CCGto share their opinions about the issues.



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