Chinese internet giant Tencent launches WeChat Pay in Europe to challenge Alibaba’s Alipay

Tencent launched its WeChat Pay payments service in Europe on Monday. WeChat is a giant social media service with 938 million monthly active...

China Bans Imported Cheese, Baking Powder, Canned Soups

Say goodbye to blue cheese and all of your other favorite stinky cheeses. China has just put a halt on “soft cheese” imports, releasing...

Peering Over the China Peak

Chinese consumers remain the largest driver of global luxury growth, but there may be bad news ahead for European luxury brands. Chinese nationals are the...

Weekly LCL service widens appeal of China-Europe rail route

German logistics provider Dachser is offering a weekly scheduled less-than-container-load railway service between China and Europe in what will expand the appeal of the...

China Manufacturing 2025: Impact on Europe

Trans-Pacific View author Mercy Kuo regularly engages subject-matter experts, policy practitioners and strategic thinkers across the globe for their diverse insights into the U.S. Asia...

Riding China’s Rise: The European Politicians in Beijing’s Orbit

David Cameron and Romano Prodi come from opposite ends of Europe’s political spectrum, but they have much in common. Both have left high office,...

China is planning ahead for life after coal

China’s remarkable growth over the past three decades has elevated it to global superpower status. But its economic miracle has also attracted attention for...

The UK ignores China’s trillion-dollar Belt and Road plan at its peril

The UK risks being marginalised after Brexit if it does not revitalise its infrastructure to engage with the huge markets developing in central Asia.

Britain says it’s a natural partner for China’s new Silk Road

British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday Britain is a natural partner for China's new Silk Road program, and as it leaves the...

China’s ambitious plan to connect with Europe

China’s hugely ambitious to transform interconnectivity in the Eurasian region is rightly described by President Xi Xinping as one of this century’s great projects....
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Merkel Has Made a U-Turn on China But It May Be Too Late

The chancellor must maintain a hard line, but it comes at a high risk for Germany’s export-dependent economy.

China’s belt and road cargo to Europe under scrutiny as operator admits to moving...

The belt and road plan, masterminded by President Xi Jinping, is the central government’s initiative to link economies into a China-centred trading network to grow global trade.

The U.S. or China? Europe Needs to Pick a Side

For certain, there has been a shift in European views on China. Europeans are more aware and concerned by the challenges that China poses and have taken real steps to push back against it.