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Beijing Seeks a Gateway to Europe via Budapest

Beijing’s main interest in strengthening relations with Budapest is not about Hungary itself but about Europe as a whole. A friendly EU member means opportunities to shape EU-China economic and political relations more in the CCP’s favor. The long list of strategic sectors in which the two sides signed cooperation agreements during Xi’s Budapest visit… Continue reading Beijing Seeks a Gateway to Europe via Budapest

“Eastern Opening” Meets “Belt and Road”: State-Backed Narratives of Global Order in China-Hungary Relations

The Hungarian government’s “Eastern Opening” foreign policy has not fundamentally changed its EU-oriented economic strategy but Budapest and Beijing increasingly see each other as useful partners for supporting their own narratives of the newly emerging global order. Several Hungary-based think tanks, supported by the Hungarian and Chinese governments, promote the vision of an “Eurasian Era”… Continue reading “Eastern Opening” Meets “Belt and Road”: State-Backed Narratives of Global Order in China-Hungary Relations

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