To shield China from global volatility and pivot the Chinese economy toward greater self-reliance, Beijing is pursuing a new economic model centering on the Dual Circulation Strategy. China is making progress toward achieving some objectives of the strategy, but major challenges loom.
Is China Succeeding at Shaping Global Narratives about Covid-19?
China has heavily leveraged social media, especially Twitter, in an attempt to repair its reputation and cast doubt on prevailing global narratives about the pandemic. ChinaPower analysis reveals new details about the scope and objectives of Chinese disinformation and propaganda campaigns.
Is China’s Covid-19 Diplomacy Succeeding?
The Covid-19 pandemic have offered China an unprecedented opportunity to shore up its international image and influence by providing the world with public health goods. This ChinaPower feature provides a comprehensive assessment of the scope and impact of China’s Covid-19 medical aid and vaccine diplomacy.
How Robust is China’s Health Security?
Successfully managing the threat of pandemics and epidemics requires advanced capabilities and robust resources. Decades of economic development have enhanced China’s ability to defend against infectious diseases, but the outbreak of COVID-19 laid bare critical health security weaknesses.
How Dominant is China at the Olympic Games?
International sports competitions provide countries with opportunities to showcase the best of their nation to the rest of the world. For China, which often struggles to cultivate a positive image of itself, success at these competitions hinges on what happens both inside and outside of the stadium.