Macron in China : reinventing multilateralism !?

The French President is the perfect partner for the Chinese grandstanding, with declarations like “Europe is back” or again strong support for the OBOR projects towards Europe. In the meantime, the French intelligentsia is dreaming about a Franco-Chinese axis or China replacing the US in the multilateral frame, because, n’est-ce pas, we’re living in a post-American…… Continue reading Macron in China : reinventing multilateralism !?

ChinAfrica is getting more and more serious

The French know pretty well the African continent and look (with melancholy ?) to the Chinese presence in Africa : more than 10,000 Chinese enterprises are present there, with 90% of them private-owned, and they have almost half of the infrastructure markets. But the French are alarmed about the African dependence on the Chinese economy :…… Continue reading ChinAfrica is getting more and more serious