Germany and China are two of the world's top exporters, and economic interests underpin bilateral relations. Criticism over human rights issues is muted at most, with attention focused on trade and investment.
Every five years, China's Communist Party convenes at a special congress. Can the one taking place now bring about political change? DW spoke with Chinese author and activist Ma Jian, who lives in Berlin.
In his keynote address at the opening of the Communist Party congress, Chinese President Xi Jinping has said economic and financial reforms will be accelerated. What exactly is the leadership aiming to do?
The luxury electric carmaker reportedly has reached an agreement with China to build a production facility in Shanghai's free-trade zone, potentially giving Tesla a unique edge in the world's largest e-car market.
If the European Union continues to underestimate its bilateral economic and power relationship with China, it risks not being able to improve its position, says DW's Frank Sieren.
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