What does 2021 hold for Asia, US-China relations, Hong Kong, and Australia’s trade with China?

What does 2021 hold for Asia, US-China relations, Hong Kong, and Australia’s trade with China?

South China Morning Post – 31 December 2020

2020’s global pandemic has dominated news and discussions and been situated at the forefront of almost every states’ security agenda. In the background, however, the complex and intertwining nature of international relations carries on and regional economics provide their own stories to tell. What is the outlook with regard to these in 2021? For many people worldwide, the new year brings a wave of optimism that these unprecedented times will soon be a memory, but can the same optimism be felt for the other security challenges we face?

South China Morning post’s Asia Desk discusses their predictions on what will be the key issues within Asia in 2021: how and to what extent will a Biden administration attempt to mend U.S.-China relations; what’s on the cards for the tense relationship between Australia and China; the future of the South China Sea dispute and the durability of India’s democracy.

Read the full article on SCMP here.

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