06/07/2017

Noteworthy: Associate Dean Andrew Karolyi discusses Germany-China relations

The relationship between China and Germany is brought to the forefront after China’s Premier visits Berlin.



Noteworthy: Associate Dean Andrew Karolyi discusses Germany-China relationsinline-block
 

Overview:

China’s premier, Li Keqiang, arrived in Berlin on May 31 advocating for free trade and for fighting climate change, issues both parties agree are necessary and worthy of defending. This visit comes after a European Union delegation refused to endorse China’s Belt and Road Initiative, and after reports that the United States may withdraw from the Paris Accord.

Andrew Karolyi, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of finance for the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, sheds light on the relationship between Germany and China for the China Global Television Network (CGTN)

Key Takeaways:

  • A shifting political landscape is influencing and altering the relationship between a number of nations, including China and Germany.
  • The Belt and Road Initiative is a significant driving force behind China’s motives.
  • Free trade and climate change are at the forefront of EU China Summit discussions, especially in light of reports that the United States may withdraw from the Paris Accord. 

Read the full article and watch the interview to learn more about the relationship between Germany and China.

Video from CGTN America

 

 

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