非洲老百姓关于中国投资项目有什么观点?/ What views do regular people in Africa have regarding Chinese investment projects?

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Please note: this essay was first written in Chinese and translated to English afterward. I am still learning Chinese so advanced and native speakers may find mistakes or odd word choices. The information in this essay is primarily from a February 3, 2021 webinar hosted by The Diplomat, “African Perspectives on China.” The conclusion at […]

Proposed SEC rule for protecting consumers from emerging market ETF reallocation

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            In November 2019, exchange-traded fund (ETF) index-providers began allocating between 33% and 37% of their emerging market funds to Chinese companies, resulting in more than $400 million flowing into the country.[1] The trend is on track to continue: US portfolio investment in the Chinese market could increase to more than US $1 trillion by […]

Trade War: Origins and Tentative Future

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Donald Trump’s election overturned many assumptions about US foreign policy, leading to great uncertainty among the international community as to whether the US would continue to stand by the institutions that support the rule of law across the world. As Trump’s inauguration approached, and his rhetoric grew increasingly combative, Xi Jinping announced at the January […]