Here at our CUSEF blog, we share news, updates and stories about China and the United States – the two most important nations of the world. We provide more than a cursory glimpse of what’s going on between the two powers - here, we offer an in-depth look into their current state of affairs.

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CUSEF Opinion Tracker | Jun 16, 2020
2020-06-16
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How will the coming crash in the Dollar unfold? Stephen Roach, faculty member at Yale University and former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia: “My forecast that a 35% decline in the value of dollar could well be in the offing is couched in terms of the comparison between the U.S. and the currencies of a broad basket of America’s trading partners. Individual components in this basket are weighted by country-specific trade shares with the U.S. and expressed in real terms to capture shifting inflation differentials.” Read More
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CUSEF Opinion Tracker | Jun 10, 2020
2020-06-11
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Today’s focus is on 5G technology. Bloomberg reports that according to a new study, Huawei Technologies Co. owns the most patents on next-generation 5G technology, ensuring the Chinese company will get paid despite Trump administration efforts to erase it from the supply chain. Arjun Kharpal from CNBS writes about the challenges Huawei are facing in becoming the No. 1 in smartphones by 2020. Read More
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CUSEF Opinion Tracker | Jun 4, 2020
2020-06-04
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“US suffers more if it decouples with China”, says He Weiwen, senior fellow at the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China - adding that “the US ban will deal a fatal blow to its own high-tech industry, especially the semiconductor sector.” Read More
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CUSEF Opinion Tracker | Jun 3, 2020
2020-06-03
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The relationship between China and the U.S. are seeing many ebbs and flows over Hong Kong. Kurt Tong, Former U.S. Consul General in Hong Kong, defends Hong Kong’s autonomy and the two countries’ bilateral relationship, saying “the decoupling will hurt the people of Hong Kong and damage U.S. business and foreign policy interests—and it will do so without punishing China much at all.” Read More
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CUSEF Opinion Tracker | Jun 1, 2020
2020-06-01
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While the COVID-19 pandemic seems to have starting to ease off, the world’s attention has shifted from Hong Kong’s recent enactment of the National Security Law to the nationwide protests in the U.S. followed by George Floyd’s death. In his column, SCMP’s Yonden Lhatoo compares the outbreak of social unrest across the U.S. with Hong Kong’s protests and lashed out at the ‘sheer hypocrisy of Washington’s cynical anti-China campaign’. Read More