The US under then-president Barack Obama, cooperated with China and President Xi Jinping on climate change, and Beijing continues to defend the Paris Agreement of 2016 even after the Trump administration’s departure from it. Photo: AP
Xizhou Zhou
Opinion

Opinion

Xizhou Zhou

Will Beijing overthrow the global order? Why would it, when international institutions have made China richer?

  • Since WTO accession, China has both benefited from and bolstered cooperation at the international level. Still, Beijing is more than willing to challenge multilateral institutions which it feels have not given China its due

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The US under then-president Barack Obama, cooperated with China and President Xi Jinping on climate change, and Beijing continues to defend the Paris Agreement of 2016 even after the Trump administration’s departure from it. Photo: AP
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A bank employee in Haian, Jiangsu province, counts US dollar banknotes next to a stack of Chinese yuan notes. By accusing China of currency manipulation, the US is ignoring reality and applying double standards. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
Guan Tao
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The View by Guan Tao

Why US claims that China is a currency manipulator are groundless

  • The yuan has appreciated significantly since the global financial crisis, and a review of China’s policy decisions show that it has, in fact, done more than any other major economy to honour its commitment to hold the value of its currency

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A bank employee in Haian, Jiangsu province, counts US dollar banknotes next to a stack of Chinese yuan notes. By accusing China of currency manipulation, the US is ignoring reality and applying double standards. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
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