Through decades, G20 and Apec meetings have been important for multilateral governance and US-China relations. While Xi has stated his support for the upcoming G20 Bali summit, it isn’t known if he will attend in person. Doing so would go a long way to improving bilateral ties.
The key to peace and prosperity in the old Asia-Pacific concert of nations was including rather than excluding China. It is in everyone’s interest to build a new concert of Indo-Pacific powers based on the principle of great power multilateralism.
Is China's political leadership revising its foreign policy, which has lasted for almost the whole post-cold war period, to a new approach that can be described as "great power diplomacy"?