Since its establishment, CCG has paid close attention to international relations and China's foreign affairs, tracking the development and changes of China's bilateral economic and trade relations with the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, Australia, the Middle East and other countries and regions, and has been devoted to research on China-US-Europe cooperation, the Belt and Road Initiative, WTO reform, CPTPP and other multilateral topics, as well as providing recommendations for policymaking.
The annual flagship forums held by CCG for successive years have contributed to discussion on China-U.S. relations and China-EU cooperation, promoted international exchange, and given full play to the role of think tanks in track II diplomacy. CCG regularly conducts research and exchanges in multiple countries, and published a series of Chinese and English research reports on China-U.S. economy and trade relations.
The think tank hosts a series of roundtable seminars all year round, and invites think tank experts and scholars, political leaders, business elites and diplomats from the United States, Canada, Britain, Australia, Japan, Germany, Egypt and other countries to discuss and exchange views on international relations and multilateral cooperation.
Andrew Moody: Huawei issue focuses spotlight on Sino-UK ties
The United Kingdom could be dealt a severe economic setback if Chinese telecom giant Huawei is barred from taking part in creating the country's 5G network, according to experts. Some Conservative members of Parliament are calling on the UK government to reverse its decision taken in January to back Huawei's involvement in the next generation of wireless network technology. Many in the business community are worried that any such U-turn would deny the UK the opportunity to be a European leader in the technology at a time when the country's economy needs a significant boost.July 02 , 2020
Wang Huiyao: Upgrade China-EU relations through cooperation with Germany
This year marks the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and the EU. Germany, which took over the EU's six-month rotating presidency on July 1, continues to see maintaining deep EU-China cooperation as in Europe's interests, as Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has said on many occasions.September 23 , 2020
Wang Huiyao: China, a land of opportunity for EU firms willing to adapt
Talks on the China-EU investment agreement have entered a critical phase. While sticking points remain, last week’s virtual summit between Chinese and European leaders raised hopes of a deal this year. President Xi Jinping said talks should be expedited and German Chancellor Angela Merkel noted that the “political will is there on both sides”.September 24 , 2020
Wang Huiyao: A Mediating Power
Germany's profile has risen immeasurably in the three decades since unification, becoming the EU’s driving force and an economic and technological Germany’s profile has risen immeasurably in the three decades since unification, becoming the EU’s driving force and an economic and technological powerhouse. Over this time, the Sino-German relationship has become ever deeper and more multifaceted, with economics at the core. China is Germany’s largest trading partner and German companies have played a major role in China’s industrial development. The two sides may not always see eye to eye, but fundamentally, China and Germany share the same deep commitments to an open, rules-based economy and effective global institutions to deal with threats such as climate change and the unprecedented health and economic crisis we are living through.October 07 , 2020
Wang Huiyao: Hotspots for Chinese diplomacy in the post-COVID era
Despite the encouraging news that vaccines may be on the way, the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has had a profound and lasting impact on the international community. It has increased economic uncertainty and geopolitical frictions while highlighting the shortcomings of global governance at a time when transnational challenges are more evident than ever. Yet the unprecedented changes we are witnessing also bring opportunities for China's development and global integration.November 23 , 2020