China is showing signs of being exhausted by the cooperation with its sixteen Central and Eastern European partners. As tension grows globally, Beijing is more concerned about the relations with the United States and the European Union, while CEE countries are still following a wrong approach in the cooperation. In this article, we try to find out what the Hungarian government can do with the situation.
Boosting cooperation between China and central Europe is also in the interest of the whole of the European Union, Hungary’s foreign minister said after a China-CEE summit in Sofia on Saturday. Continue reading “Szijjarto: China-CEE co-operation also in EU’s interest”
Ryo Sahashi, Professor of International Politics, and Director at Center for Asian Studies, Kanagawa University is sceptical about the Trump-Kim summit. In an interview with Hungarian weekly Heti Valasz, he warned of the dangers of doing business with China. Continue reading “Japanese professor warns of siding with China”
Hungary urges Europe, the United States and China to sign an agreement on preserving free and fair global trade and preventing a global trade war, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in Ningbo, China, on Thursday. Continue reading “Szijjarto warns of trade war with China”
Twenty-seven of the 28 national EU ambassadors to Beijing have compiled a report that sharply criticizes China’s “Silk Road” project, denouncing it as designed to hamper free trade and put Chinese companies at an advantage, Handelsblatt has learnt. Only Hungary’s ambassador refused to sign the paper. Continue reading “Hungary refuses to attack China”
The Hungarian government fully backs the project to upgrade the Budapest-Belgrade rail line, Zsolt Semjen, the deputy prime minister, said at a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Liu Yandong. Continue reading “Deputy PM supports cooperation with China”
According to an analysis conducted by the ChinfluenceCE international project, the vast majority of reports in Hungarian media about China are neutral. The pro-government media is rather positive, the opposition media is negative. Continue reading “How the Hungarian media reports about China”