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Satisfying China’s Rising Middle Class in an Era of Economic Uncertainty

Protesters confront police in ChinaAs China’s citizens have grown more prosperous, they are no longer content with just economic growth, and instead are clamoring for a higher standard of living across the board.

by Melanie Hart, with Alex Lach | Friday, October 12, 2012

China’s Need for Innovative, Market-Based Economic Growth

Hu JintaoWith its economy beginning to slow, Chinese leaders must install measures that promote innovation and high-tech industry growth.

by Melanie Hart, with Alex Lach | Friday, October 5, 2012

Corruption and the China Leadership Transition

Former Chongqing Party Secretary Bo XilaiThe Chinese Communist Party sends a strong message on Bo Xilai, signaling that consensus has been reached in the nick of time before the once-a-decade changing of the guard takes place later this year.

by Melanie Hart, with Alex Lach | Friday, September 28, 2012

China’s 2012 Party Leadership Transition

Politburo Standing Committee member Xi Jinping standingKen Sofer and Philip Ballentine profile the 10 most likely candidates to fill China's ruling Standing Committee of the Chinese Communist Party heading into the party's leadership transition this fall.

by Ken Sofer and Philip Ballentine | Thursday, August 16, 2012

China’s Real Leadership Question

book_alt2 icon Report Melanie Hart explains the Chinese political transition and the challenges the new leaders will face in the coming years.

by Melanie Hart | Thursday, August 16, 2012

Watching the U.S.-Chinese Relationship in Los Cabos

Nina Hachigian describes how the U.S.-Chinese relationship will greatly influence the G-20’s future success, at Los Cabos and beyond.

by Nina Hachigian | Thursday, June 14, 2012

China’s Rise Is A Big Reason to Ratify the Law of the Sea Convention

Passing the U.N. Law of the Sea Convention would put the United States in the best negotiating position with a rising China, says Nina Hachigian.

by Nina Hachigian | Tuesday, June 12, 2012

5 Myths and Realities About U.S.-China Solar Trade Competition

Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon present the reasons why the United States needs to display a steady hand in its solar trade dispute with China.

by Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon | Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Environmental Standards Give the United States an Edge Over China

If you want to know where the United States would be without our national environmental laws, just look at China, write Melanie Hart and Jeffrey Cavanagh.

by Melanie Hart and Jeffrey Cavanagh | Friday, April 20, 2012

The Complexities of the U.S. Decision on Chinese Solar Panel Imports

Innovation, not cheap Chinese imports, is the real key to sustainable solar market growth, write Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon.

by Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon | Thursday, March 15, 2012

Combating China’s Trade Subsidies Isn’t the Entire Answer

Adam S. Hersh examines China’s real competitive strengths due to its dynamic industrial policies and presents how the United States can up its game.

by Adam Hersh | Thursday, March 15, 2012

China’s Evolving Foreign Policy

article icon Issue Brief Ken Sofer explains why China's long-standing noninterventionist foreign policy strategy is changing with China's rising economic and political realities.

by Ken Sofer | Thursday, March 8, 2012

The Leap Day Deal with North Korea

Nina Hachigian examines the latest mini-breakthrough with the poor, isolated, and nuclear-armed northeast Asian dictatorship for its possible future consequences.

by Nina Hachigian | Thursday, March 1, 2012

Chinese State-Owned and State-Controlled Enterprises

CAP Economist Adam S. Hersh testifies before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

by Adam Hersh | Wednesday, February 15, 2012

What China’s Leadership Transition Means for the United States

play_alt icon Video Center for American Progress China Analyst Melanie Hart explains what U.S. policymakers need to know about China's 2012 leadership transition.

by Melanie Hart | Friday, February 10, 2012