Category: News of the Week

Chinese and US Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: Jun.24 – Jul.5, 2019

This issue first explores why China may be becoming more cautious about lending to Africa, a Chinese company’s efforts to fight malaria in Kenya, and increased tensions between Kenyan and Chinese traders. We also summarize China’s critique of claims of debt-traps and neocolonialism and cover the China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo held in Hunan. Lastly, we describe the collapse of a Chinese-owned building in Cambodia, the surge of African migrants travelling to Latin America in pursuit of asylum in America, and US involvement in reaching a power-sharing deal in Sudan. Check out those stories and more in the first...

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Chinese and US Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: Jun.10 – Jun.21, 2019

How is China’s aid associated with African leaders’ home regions? Why is the trade talk between China and Kenya stuck? Why does WHO decline to declare Ebola a global emergency in Congo? Where does China stand on the Libya Conflict? Why has Chile decided to continue to use Huawei? Check out those stories and more in the second June edition of the news roundup! Every two weeks, The Carter Center’s China Program releases an overview of major events involving Chinese and US global engagement, with a particular focus on emerging issues in Africa and Latin America. In addition to...

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Chinese and US Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: May.27 – Jun.7, 2019

Is Google’s blockage of Huawei to its Android updates forcing African countries to choose between US and Chinese technology? Are there any notable developments since the African Continental Free Trade Agreement went into effect? Plus, how do South African companies feel about the US-China trade war? How do events in Sudan, Mexico, Venezuela and Cuba affect Chinese and US engagement and geopolitical interests in those countries? Check out those stories and more in the June edition of the news roundup! 📰 Every two weeks, The Carter Center’s China Program releases an overview of major events involving Chinese and US...

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Chinese and US Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: Apr.8 – Apr.26, 2019

Every two weeks, The Carter Center’s China Program releases an overview of major events involving Chinese and US global engagement, with a particular focus on emerging issues in Africa and Latin America. In addition to using news sources, the news roundup will analyze papers and reports from academic journals, governmental bodies, and NGOs, and will also summarize debates and other events organized by think tanks on select issues. The news roundup is intended to be a platform and resource for both China watchers and for readers interested in political and economic development in developing countries. It aims to deepen...

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Chinese and US Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: Apr.1 – Apr.8, 2019

Every two weeks, The Carter Center’s China Program releases an overview of major events involving Chinese and US global engagement, with a particular focus on emerging issues in Africa and Latin America. In addition to using news sources, the news roundup will analyze papers and reports from academic journals, governmental bodies, and NGOs, and will also summarize debates and other events organized by think tanks on select issues. The news roundup is intended to be a platform and resource for both China watchers and for readers interested in political and economic development in developing countries. It aims to deepen...

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SR: The Week’s China Reads

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Every week, China Program’s Senior Advisor Dr. Robert A. Kapp compiles a reading list and provides commentary, for you to better understand China.

Robert A. Kapp is senior advisor to the China Program at the Carter Center. He has been principal of Robert A. Kapp and Associates, a business consulting firm, since 2004. From 1994 through 2004 he served as President of the United States-China Business Council…