China

Denghua Zhang on Pacific Studies in China

Denghua Zhang of DPA talks to Journal of Pacific History regarding Pacific Studies in China.

IB 2019/25 China’s Guide to Investment Cooperation in Papua New Guinea

This In Brief examines a key Chinese government document written in the lead up to the November 2018 APEC meeting in Port Moresby and published in January 2019. The 2018 Guide

Symposium: The China Alternative - Changing Regional Order in the Pacific

China’s assertive presence in Oceania has provided alternative opportunities for Pacific Island governments, is welcomed with cautious optimism by observers, and has raised concerns, especially for the metropolitan powers that have long dominated the region.

Pacific Island governments now engage with China through diplomatic partnerships, trade, aid, investments, infrastructure developments, and commerce. Beijing has posed itself as an alternative power, which is changing the regional order.

IB 2018/31 Chinese Evacuation Operations Part 2: A New Narrative

As China’s security posture and foreign policy become more assertive, stories about evacuation operations message these capabilities to the Chinese population and to the world.

IB 2018/30 Chinese Evacuation Operations Part 1: A New Consideration for the Pacific

The increasing number of Chinese citizens living, working and travelling abroad as part of China’s rise has created an obligation for the People’s Republic of China to protect them.

IB 2018/25 China International Import Expo: A New Opportunity for Pacific States?

This In Brief looks at the trade relationship between China and the 14 Pacific Island countries (PICs) and argues that while China’s exports to the region have grown more steadily than its imports

IB 2018/23 Chinese Concessional Loans Part 1 — Perceptions and Misperceptions

Concessional loans account for more than half of Chinese foreign aid (China State Council 2014) and are currently in the spotlight. The Trump Administration’s Indo-Pacific strategy

IB 2018/21 - The US’s Indo-Pacific Strategy: Implications for Pacific Island Countries

The Indo-Pacific strategy is the Trump administration’s new policy on the region.

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