Strategic Horizon 1C: The U.S.-China relationship will be central to international relations in the twenty-first century, as the two great Asia-Pacific powers compete, coexist, and cooperate…
Electric Bikes are China’s Real Electric Vehicle Story
November 7th, 2011
Along with its booming market for petroleum-fueled autos, China is also a global leader in promoting greater use of electric and alternative fuel vehicles. Automakers are…
New deepwater oil & gas exploration and production will likely complicate the South China Sea maritime security environment. –China is aiming for oil & gas production…
The Saudi Arabia of Corn: Reduce U.S. ethanol production and boost corn exports ...
March 28th, 2011
In 2010, the U.S. used roughly 138 million tonnes of corn to produce ethanol—43% of the nation’s total corn crop of 316 million tonnes (Exhibit 1)….
Libya Looming: Key strategic implications for China of unrest in the Arab World ...
February 22nd, 2011
As violence flares in Libya and elsewhere across the Arab countries and Iran, we see a number of core interests that China will look to maintain….
Chinese now pay 33% more for gasoline and 16% more for diesel than Americans
February 21st, 2011
–With the latest price increase on 20 February 2011, Chinese drivers now pay more than US$4 per gallon of gasoline and diesel fuel—more than 30% more…