Zha Daojiong

Zha Daojiong

Zha Daojiong is a professor at the School of International Studies, Peking University. His areas of expertise include the politics of China’s international economic relations, particularly the fields of energy and natural resources, development aid and the economics-political nexus in the Asia-Pacific region.

Latest from Zha Daojiong

Opinion | How the US and China can renew the spirit of cooperation to improve world health and the WHO

Seeing China as a burden on world health rather than a contributor of solutions or dismissing the ‘Health Silk Road’ as a geopolitical ploy are not helpful. Rather, the US – and China – should view global health more as a public good.

Seeing China as a burden on world health rather than a contributor of solutions or dismissing the ‘Health Silk Road’ as a geopolitical ploy are not helpful. Rather, the US – and China – should view global health more as a public good.

How the US and China can renew the spirit of cooperation to improve world health and the WHO
26 Jan 2021 - 5:14AM
Opinion | The US and China can turn the page on age-old tech rivalry with coronavirus vaccine cooperation

Even if freeing all technology from geopolitical rivalry is impossible, the US and China can mark out the boundaries of their competition by cooperating on a Covid-19 vaccine, for the good of all humanity.

Even if freeing all technology from geopolitical rivalry is impossible, the US and China can mark out the boundaries of their competition by cooperating on a Covid-19 vaccine, for the good of all humanity.

The US and China can turn the page on age-old tech rivalry with coronavirus vaccine cooperation
25 Nov 2020 - 8:42PM
Opinion | Coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity for the renewal of South-South cooperation, to aid economic recovery

As countries interact under the South-South cooperation framework, differences must be acknowledged even as collective standards are worked out. Global South countries must also participate in schemes that promote equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines.

As countries interact under the South-South cooperation framework, differences must be acknowledged even as collective standards are worked out. Global South countries must also participate in schemes that promote equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines.

Coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity for the renewal of South-South cooperation, to aid economic recovery
23 Sep 2020 - 4:09AM
Opinion | Weaponising China’s export of medicines is wrong, immoral and should be denounced

High-profile economist Li Daokui said that Beijing could restrict drug exports to the US if the Trump administration was to cut China’s access to semiconductors.

High-profile economist Li Daokui said that Beijing could restrict drug exports to the US if the Trump administration was to cut China’s access to semiconductors.

Weaponising China’s export of medicines is wrong, immoral and should be denounced
29 Aug 2020 - 7:43PM
Opinion | For China, Asean is far more important than a mere ‘talking shop’

Economically, politically and strategically, the Southeast Asian bloc has provided China a valuable seat at the table of regional diplomacy since becoming dialogue partners in 1996 ... but they’ve had their ups and downs

Economically, politically and strategically, the Southeast Asian bloc has provided China a valuable seat at the table of regional diplomacy since becoming dialogue partners in 1996 ... but they’ve had their ups and downs

For China, Asean is far more important than a mere ‘talking shop’
3 Jan 2019 - 11:10AM
Is China to blame for the North Korea crisis? The answer depends on who you ask
8 Jan 2018 - 10:45AM
Apec miracle: how the US and China can look beyond TPP and RCEP for Asia-Pacific trade harmony
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Is US ignorant of the limits of Chinese influence over North Korea?
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
China should welcome a strong and prosperous America – in words as well as deeds
20 Jul 2018 - 8:46PM
What next for China and the Philippines in the South China Sea dispute?
6 Jul 2017 - 11:52PM
Calmer waters: From security to the South China Sea, greater China-Asean cooperation is in everyone's best interest
20 May 2016 - 2:06PM
China must see past its own hype of an America in decline

Talk of the US being on the decline is back in vogue. This time, China features more prominently - if not solely - in the follow-up question: which country is going to benefit? My answer is different: it's certainly not China who will benefit.

Talk of the US being on the decline is back in vogue. This time, China features more prominently - if not solely - in the follow-up question: which country is going to benefit? My answer is different: it's certainly not China who will benefit.

China must see past its own hype of an America in decline
19 Jun 2014 - 3:04AM
Beijing and Manila should navigate around their differences
20 Apr 2013 - 3:23AM