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Irish Minister Sets Out Views on China
In a speech yesterday on international affairs, Micheál Martin, the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, laid out his vision for the Irish and EU relationship with China.
New Report on Chinese Lending in Latin America and the Caribbean
A new report by a pair of scholars looks at Chinese lending in Latin America and the Caribbean, concluding that while loan amounts remain low by historical standards, the increase in lending this year "is indicative of continued Chinese interest in establishing strong diplomatic ties across the region."
More Calls from U.S. Senate for a China "Grand Strategy"
Two Republican Senators are pressing the Biden administration to ramp up its efforts to counter China's global influence, by calling on the administration to formulate a "grand strategy" for China.
Canadian Foreign Minister Speaks about China Relationship, Risks of Doing Business There
In a speech at a Canadian foreign affairs school yesterday, Canada's foreign minister made a number of remarks about Canada's approach to dealing with China, and warned Canadian businesses about the risks of doing business there.
U.S. Senators Propose Legislation to Create China Grand Strategy Commission
A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators has introduced legislation that would "establish a China Grand Strategy Commission tasked with developing a comprehensive whole-of-government approach for how the United States should address the economic, security, and diplomatic challenges posed by China."
New Zealand Prime Minister Addresses China Trade, Foreign Policy Issues
In a foreign policy speech on July 7, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave a foreign policy speech that touched on several trade and foreign policy topics related to China.
Blinken Gives Speech on China; Chinese Officials Push Back
Last week, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken gave a long-awaited speech on the Biden administration's general foreign policy approach toward China, which, not surprisingly, triggered some responses from Chinese officials and scholars. The parts of the speech and the responses relating to trade and investment are summarized below.