China Policy Institute


China Policy Institute

The China Policy Institute (CPI) is a major centre of expertise on contemporary China and is explicitly outward-facing, drawing on a network of Internal and Non-Resident Senior Fellows to engage with a range of stakeholders in government, business, civil society and the media.

Our network of academic China specialists facilitates evidence-based policy and decision-making through a program of engagements and dialogues.

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Written by Roberta Rabellotti.

After being the largest recipient of foreign direct investments (FDIs) among developing countries for more than two decades, China has become an important outbound investor, especially since the so-called Go Global Strategy was launched in 1999, as an effort by the Chinese government to promote investments abroad. The Government, together with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), introduced several schemes to assist domestic companies in developing a global strategy to exploit opportunities for expanding in international markets.

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Written by Yuxing Zhou.

The past decade has witnessed an increasing quantity and variety in film production in mainland China. Annul box-office results and production costs keep breaking records, and more genres, such as road movies, musicals and animations, keep coming out. In the fast-changing landscape of Chinese cinema, if one wants to locate films that reflect social changes in contemporary China, the Sixth Generation filmmaker, Jia Zhangke's oeuvre is surely not to be missed.

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Written by Madhura Balasubramaniam.

On Monday 12 June 2017, Panama ended diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favour of establishing diplomatic ties with China. A joint communiqué was signed by Panama and China, which held that there was only One China represented by the People's Republic of China and that Taiwan was an inalienable part of Chinese territory.

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Written by Winnie L. M. Yee.

Environmental problems have become a pressing issue throughout the world. China, like many other countries that are trying to "catch up" with the situation, has had difficulty striking a balance between encouraging development and reducing the consequent environmental destruction. The problem of pollution is particularly dire in China where open-door policies have exhausted both human and natural resources, and allowed irresponsible behaviour on the part of individuals and corporations to go unpunished.

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