As the world struggled economically in 2020, Chinese investment in infrastructure-related construction projects saved many countries from a much worse fate than they would have otherwise endured.
Nine of the ten busiest ports in the world are based in Asia, with China dominating the list and Shanghai taking over from Singapore in the number one spot.
The battle is on for electric vehicle dominance in China, as international tech brands attempt to follow Tesla's lead, while domestic players are fighting back.
A bountiful tech industry means the children of China can look forward to a prosperous future. The same tech is watching them, however, and constantly evolving.
Rare earth elements are essential to the clean and technology revolutions taking place around the world, but China dominates their mining. Will the West intervene?
The world has been critical of the treatment of China's Uyghur Muslims, but governments are consistently poor when it comes to taking action over forced labour in supply chains.
China is an increasingly vital market For Tesla, but the company's future progress there could be undermined by public relations issues and emerging shortcomings in government relations.
China has made a rapid economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, which seems to have moved European investors from favouring offshoring to rediscovering their appetite for the country.
Australia’s fear of China and its investors, justified or not, has gone some way to influencing US (and global) policy. Beijing has responded with wrath.
China continues to drive the creation of fossil fuel energy generation worldwide, especially in developing countries.
A report by the London School of Economics and Political Science states that Chinese investment has had a positive impact in Ethiopia, adding that investment from China doesn't deserve to be demonised.
China continues to punish Australia for its tough-line against Beijing, with FDI flows plummeting. This move provides an ominous warning to other countries.