If China was on Facebook, its relationship status with the CPC would be: “It’s complicated.” Although the National People’s Congress is the highest organ of state power, the highest political power in China rests in the Communist Party of China (CPC), which has over 89 million members. How is this important political organization structured and how is key leadership elected?
China tends to become unsurpassable in its mature industries, and therefore China’s self-sufficiency, if achieved, will certainly threaten the US’s global position. Nonetheless, the fast-paced nature of the high-tech industry in combination with the domestic and international challenges mean that self-sufficiency is likely decades away. But China’s R&D spending is on a trajectory to oust the US from top position. Here’s a comparison of the data.
China’s current position in semiconductor manufacturing is characterized by growth. Nonetheless, there are deep deficiencies in its domestic supply chain. Is China’s catch up on the horizon?
China has fallen behind in semiconductor manufacturing while simultaneously becoming an economic superpower capable of challenging the US on global governance issues. How do we make sense of China’s vulnerable position in light of its global economic success?
Escalating geopolitical tensions and trade interruptions have prompted both China and the United States to prioritize building domestic supply chains of advanced semiconductors, the key component of advanced computing and electronics. Neither country intends to depend on foreign supply for long. Who makes these critical chips right now? How close are the US and China from the lead?
Every year in March in China’s capital city of Beijing, two key political meetings take place: the National People’s Congress and the China People’s Political Consultative Conference. What are the roles of these two organizations in China’s governance? Why are foreign leaders and China observers watching the Two Sessions?
Semiconductors are the advanced computing power technology transforming human life on every continent. They are at the center of US-China tensions, since both global superpowers are bent on dominating advanced tech. Is there a denouement in sight?
This just might be the biggest global project that you’ve never heard of. China’s Belt & Road Initiative is transforming logistics and connectivity… and gathering critics and advocates of China’s leadership.
Here’s a crash course in what’s shaping development in Asia, Africa, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia in the next 30 years.
This infographic provides a useful reference for key data points highlighted by AmCham’s Business Climate Survey Report. It is supplemented by an easily understandable summary and analysis of AmCham’s 88-page report.
“Face” is a crucial concept for business practice and strategy in China. Putting the concept of face into practice will result in increased trustworthiness in business relationships. The information is presented in light of the popular Western emphasis on “authenticity” in relationships.