A Chinese worker works on the first China-Laos rail line, part of the Belt and Road Initiative, on February 8. China’s push to resuscitate globalisation is timely. Photo: AFP A Chinese worker works on the first China-Laos rail line, part of the Belt and Road Initiative, on February 8. China’s push to resuscitate globalisation is timely. Photo: AFP
A Chinese worker works on the first China-Laos rail line, part of the Belt and Road Initiative, on February 8. China’s push to resuscitate globalisation is timely. Photo: AFP
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

China’s trying to revive globalisation, but it can’t do it on its own

  • China is taking a lead amid a worrying plunge in global investment, a pandemic-ravaged economy and a climate crisis. But its efforts to shore up globalisation won’t work unless the US returns to engagement, for a start

A Chinese worker works on the first China-Laos rail line, part of the Belt and Road Initiative, on February 8. China’s push to resuscitate globalisation is timely. Photo: AFP A Chinese worker works on the first China-Laos rail line, part of the Belt and Road Initiative, on February 8. China’s push to resuscitate globalisation is timely. Photo: AFP
A Chinese worker works on the first China-Laos rail line, part of the Belt and Road Initiative, on February 8. China’s push to resuscitate globalisation is timely. Photo: AFP
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