Economic power is at the heart of China’s growing global influence. China’s economic prowess, fueled by trade, has enabled it to move from the periphery to the center of the international system. With the world’s second largest economy, how China leverages its economic power has profound consequences for the global order. To learn more, explore our featured content below.
Bolstered by favorable domestic policies, Chinese trade has expanded at a breakneck pace. China has become the second-largest economy in the world, and its wealth provides China with considerable influence within the international system.