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CGTN | Closer to China with Robert Kuhn

Wednesday,Mar 07, 2018



Every year in Beijing in March, China holds its two sessions - the annual political meetings of National People’s Congress(NPC) , China’s highest legislative body, and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China’s advisory body.


This year the National People’s Congress (NPC) and China State Agencies will conduct the once in five years election, generating a new slate of state leaders. The third plenary session of  the 19th CPC Center Committee concluded recently, approving new policies to deepen the reform of the Party in state organs. What kind of institutional changes were about to be made? Regarding to the government work report, what a new goal will be set for China’s economic and social development over the next five years. 

Moreover, 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening up policy. Standing at a new historical starting point, what will be China’s new roadmap and timetable for reform over the next several decades?


Closer to China with R.L.Kuhn program invited Wang Huiyao,  President of Center for China and Globalization (CCG), to talk about the above issues.


From CGTN, 2018-3-5

  • Wang Huiyao: BRICS nations open to world market

    “The BRICS nations have firmly rejected the protectionist position being taken by the US and fully support open trade. This is a very important message,” Wang Huiyao said. “China has very much led on this within the grouping with Russia in the past and also Brazil not always wanting to participate in multilateral trade talks.”

  • Trump more likely to get in war over South China Sea if he wins

    Donald Trump is more likely to get in a war in the South China Sea if he wins the US presidential election while ‘president’ Hillary Clinton will continue the dialogue and cooperation process with China on trade issues although she always appears to be tough on China, said John Bellinger from Arnold and Porter’s National Security and Public International Law Practices.

  • CCG releases new report Understanding the US-China Trade War: Analysis and CCG Recommendations

    Based on CCG’s long-term ongoing research and investigations through visits to the US, the report,titled with Understanding the US-China trade War: Analysis and CCG Recommendations, presents an in-depth, systematic appraisal of Sino-US economic relations. It draws on solid empirical research and data to dispel misunderstandings surrounding the current dispute and puts forward recommendations to resolve current tensions and promote the healthy development of Sino-US relations.

  • CGTN | New round of China-US tariffs as talks continue

    China is fighting back with its own fresh tariffs on the 16 billion US dollars worth of additional imports from the U.S., in response to the new round of 16 billion dollars worth of tariffs imposed by the US on China.

  • CGTN: Is the trade war spelling the end of the WTO?

    “The WTO is facing the most serious threat over the past 70 years for the multilateral trading system,” said Sun Zhenyu, chairman of the China Society for WTO Studies, said at a recent symposium on WTO reform sponsored by the Center for China and Globalization(CCG) and the Geneva-based International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD).