Shaping a Globalized World

Cash in Hand: Chinese FDI in the US and Germany (Mandarin version)

This Bertelsmann Foundation study offers a comparative analysis of Chinese FDI growth in the US and Germany. The report finds that FDI controls in the US are more restrictive than those in Germany; public pressure to limit or restrict Chinese FDI is acute in the US but also present in Germany; and better coordination and cooperation among officials of the three countries is needed to promote an accurate image of the impact of Chinese FDI.

B|Brief: Cash in Hand - Welcome Chinese Investors

In this Bertelsmann Foundation B|Brief, Senior Project Manager Ting Xu looks at the challenges posed by the rapidly increasing amount of Chinese FDI pouring into the US and Europe.

Cash in Hand: Chinese FDI in the US and Germany

This Bertelsmann Foundation study offers a comparative analysis of Chinese FDI growth in the US and Germany. The report finds that FDI controls in the US are more restrictive than those in Germany; public pressure to limit or restrict Chinese FDI is acute in the US but also present in Germany; and better coordination and cooperation among officials of the three countries is needed to promote an accurate image of the impact of Chinese FDI.

Concert or Cacophony? In Search of a New International Order

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This publication, a report from the trilateral practitioners' workshop "Creative Destruction Toward an Effective International System", held in Berlin on 7-8 July 2011, discusses two fundamental trends re-shpaing the international system. The first is a global power shift that creates a more diverse international order. The second is the emerging international concert or cacophony that is characterzied by deepening interdependence.

A New Role for UNFCCC

This report, co-authored by the Bertelsmann Foundation's Ting Xu, advocates an expanded global role for the UNFCCC in its efforts to combat climate change. This enlarged role should focus primarily on working as a "matchmaker" to foster partnerships among regions, governments, NGOs, the private sector and the public.

Global Governance and Sustainable Economic Development Forum

A comprehensive summary of the Bertelsmann Foundation-Bertelsmann Stiftung-China Center for International Economic Exchanges conference in Beijing on 10-11 November 2010. The event examined options for global-governance structures that would ensure sustainable economic growth globally, thereby avoiding a repetition of the recent financial crisis and economic downturn.

Strategizing Test Ban Diplomacy: China's Play

In this article for Pacific Forum CSIS, the Bertelsmann Foundation's Ting Xu is among the authors who call for China to ratify the Test Ban Treaty.

Regional Architecture and Japan

In this essay for Pacific Forum CSIS, the Bertelsmann Foundation's Ting Xu is among the authors who looks at an alternative future in 2030 in which an east Asian regional architecture has emerged. The authors describe this regional architecture and consdier its impact on the US-Japan alliance.

Global Policy and Order

This Global Policy Forum gathering by the Bertelsmann Stiftung brought together former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger for a conversation about current geopolitical challenges.

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