In this CEIAS Policy Paper, authors Martin Šebeňa, Thomas Chan, and Matej Šimalčík provide an in-depth analysis of the role of the V4’s participation in European supply chains for goods that are exported to China by quantifying the actual value of exports to China, contrasting it with bilateral trade data, tracing the lack of this information… Continue reading Hidden links: V4’s final demand exposure toward the Chinese market
Taiwan’s upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections feature three candidates with distinct backgrounds and approaches. Defense policy, Taiwan-US relations, and Taiwan-Japan relations are key campaign issues, with potential implications for the island nation’s future stability and international standing. Election campaigns for Taiwan’s upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections next January are already in full swing. Three parties… Continue reading Taiwan’s 2024 presidential election and its candidates: What to expect in foreign policy and cross-Strait relations?
This is an exploratory research that seeks to investigate how ideology predicts Taiwanese perceptions of cross-strait relations, including attitudes toward Taiwan independence, perceptions of mainland China and Chinese people, Chinese invasion of Taiwan, and Chinese democracy. We took an inductive approach to left-right differences in Taiwan to offer a more systematic empirical understanding of ideology… Continue reading Exploring ideological differences in Taiwanese perceptions of cross-strait relations
Germany is considering banning equipment made by Chinese companies like tech giant Huawei – in its 5G mobile infrastructure. A revised 2021 IT Security Act failed to reduce China’s 59 percent market share. A representative opinion poll, shows only 30.8 percent of Germans want 5G cooperation with China. Across 11 European countries, skepticism is equal,… Continue reading Evaluating Public Support for Chinese Vendors in Europe’s 5G Infrastructure
In the latest European Think Tank Network on China (ETNC) report, experts from across Europe take a look at the different national approaches to China across Europe. CEIAS contributed with a chapter on Slovakia. In this report, the ETNC takes stock of national approaches to China across EU members states and important countries such as… Continue reading From a China strategy to no strategy at all: Exploring the diversity of European approaches