New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attempt to link hands at the third Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 4, 2019. Photo: Reuters New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attempt to link hands at the third Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 4, 2019. Photo: Reuters
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attempt to link hands at the third Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 4, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Hao Zhou
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Hao Zhou

China’s new economic ‘dual circulation’ strategy may not just be inward-looking, but also a pivot to Asia

  • Amid a challenging geopolitical environment, it is unsurprising that China is looking to bolster its domestic market, but it is unlikely to completely turn inward
  • While decoupling from the West, it is likely to expand regional cooperation

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attempt to link hands at the third Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 4, 2019. Photo: Reuters New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attempt to link hands at the third Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 4, 2019. Photo: Reuters
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attempt to link hands at the third Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 4, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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