The Heat: Biden and China

The Heat

In less than two months, Joe Biden is expected to be sworn in as the next president of the United States. After the tumult of the Trump years, that saw severe strains in the US-China relationship, where do the world’s two largest economies go from here? They have several major issues in common including trade, the climate crisis and denuclearization efforts on the Korean peninsula. So far, Beijing’s outreach to Washington has been positive.

Joining the discussion:

  • Victor Gao is a Chair Professor at Soochow University.
  • Xin Zhang is Associate Professor at East China Normal University. 
  • Douglas Paal is a Nonresident Scholar, Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
  • Sourabh Gupta is a resident senior fellow with the Institute for China-America Studies.

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