Challenges to health service systems in China and India

Written by Madhurima Nundy. The historical pathway for the emergence of China and India as global players has been different. The different political regimes have shaped the development of the economy and social sectors. These socio-economic and political differences have shaped health service development in both countries. While up to the 1970s the pathway of health …

Why has FDI followed different paths in China and India?

Written by Karolina Wysoczanska. Over the last few decades, China and India have made substantial improvements in the structural transformation of their economies by allowing foreign firms to compete  in markets from which they were previously barred. At the outset of reforms, the conditions of both economies were similar, and both were under the influence of …

Diverging Globalizations: Lessons from China and India

Written by Roselyn Hsueh. China is the world’s largest autocracy. India is the world’s most populous democracy. Both economies have maintained steady GDP growth even as countries in the developed world grapple with financial and economic crises. They have conducted unprecedented market reforms and boast some of the most competitive industries and companies in the …

Rising India: A Chinese Strategic Perspective

Written by Anil Kumar. The term rising India is a buzzword in IR discourse nowadays. Until recently, the world used to hyphenate India with Pakistan. However, with the steady rise of India’s national power, it has started re-hyphenating with its historical match, China. So as the world has discarded the prism through which it used …

Indian Engagement in Africa

Written by Ian Taylor. India’s connections with Africa have been relatively overlooked in comparison to that of China’s. Such neglect of India’s rise in Africa is despite the important implications of the growing presence of Indian corporations and New Delhi’s political connections to Africa. Such connections represent a further diversification of Africa’s international relations away …

China is a Rising Great Power, Deal With It

Written by Harsh V. Pant. As India and China came eyeball to eyeball over their disputed Himalayan border ahead of a visit to New Delhi later this month by the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, China’s larger foreign policy behaviour has been coming under global scrutiny. It is not only Delhi that has been the target …

Entangled ties: China, India and the new Pacific Century

Written by Jingdong Yuan. The three-week stand-off between units of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and the Indo Tibetan Border Police was finally defused last Sunday as both sides de-camped from their face-to-face positions in the frozen Himalayan plateau in the disputed areas along the yet to be demarcated Line of Actual Control (LAC). [1] …