Lobbying and “Economic Diplomacy” in China

  • Markus KlinglerEmail author


Klingler offers a comprehensive and practical guide to lobbying and economic diplomacy in China. Based on the institutional framework and cultural background of the PR China (Confucian roots, concept of “guanxi,” socialism with Chinese characteristics, etc.), he elaborates hands-on lobbying opportunities and provides for unique ways for constructive interest policy in the world’s most populated country and economic leader. The chapter provides for general guidance and concrete ways on how to approach Chinese decision-makers and defines tools for lobbying in China. “Lobbying and Economic Diplomacy in China” concludes with an outlook for the present system in an increasingly interconnected and transparent international economic environment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BruxellesBelgium

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