As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney stake out their claims to be the next American president, the country’s relationship with China has come under the spotlight. How the new administration will handle business disputes, ranging from intellectual property rights, currency and exports, has been central in the run-up to the elections. But China is also gearing up for a leadership transition, with the 18th Party Congress scheduled to start on November 8. This has also raised questions as to how China’s new leaders will deal with a shifting geo-political environment.
13 Jun 2013