Tue May, 2021, Age: 1 week
A recent surge of coronavirus cases in India and Southeast Asia has allowed Chinese manufacturing to surpass its competitors. According to Goldman Sachs’s chief Asia economist Andrew Tilton, China’s economy is projected to grow 8.5 percent this year, up from 2.3 percent from 2020.
China has continued island construction in the Spratly Islands, according to new satellite images.
Western sanctions over eroding human rights in China have led Beijing and Moscow into closer partnership.