German aluminum firm thrives in spite of US tariffs – China's Belt and Road Initiative has yet to deliver
DW spoke with economist Yukon Huang about common misconceptions over the US-China economic rivalry, and how both sides are only trying to save face while not addressing core problems that will take many years to solve.
Berlin is toughening rules on share purchases in strategically important sectors by non-EU firms. The measure is prompted by the fear of Chinese corporate giants taking over German industry titans.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rebuked the "America First" approach to free trade of US President Donald Trump. Meeting in Brussels, European and Asian leaders have pledged to create "win-win" situations.
Through a series of major investment funds and development aid projects, Australia and China are trying to outbid each other to create networks of power and influence in poorer Pacific nations.
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