THE CHINA FACTOR – By Annette Nijs – A 21st Century with Chinese Characteristics
There is no escaping it. During the 21st Century ‘The China Factor’ will become an increasingly dominant feature of our world. Whether we like it or not. China’s rising dominance will change the world’s balance of power, but how exactly? Is China’s new Silk Road, a new model for 21st Century regional economic union? Will a stronger China escalate geo-cyber-warfare to the next level? How will China’s society change? And how does the new social credit system fit in with all this? China’s economic miracle is not over yet. How rapidly will China bring its 5G networks, smart factories, smart logistics and alternative-energy self-drive cars to the rest of the world?