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Sharp China: A Xi-Biden Phone Call; Yellen and PRC Exports; Continued Tension with the Philippines; Tesla and 3 Body Problem

Sharp China: A Xi-Biden Phone Call; Yellen and PRC Exports; Continued Tension with the Philippines; Tesla and 3 Body Problem


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Show Notes:

On today's show Andrew and Bill begin with takeaways from Tuesday’s phone call between President Biden and President Xi, including the PRC rhetoric surrounding US trade and tech policies, and messages to both domestic audiences and allies. From there: Janet Yellen’s visit to China and her evolving stance on PRC exports, the March Politburo meeting comes and goes without plenum news, Xi meets with U.S. business leaders, and Harvard’s Graham Allison emerges as a potential Henry Kissinger successor. At the end: Escalating rhetoric and the latest confrontation between the PRC and the Philippines, Tesla’s latest sales numbers and structural challenges in the PRC, and the debut of 3 Body Problem on Netflix. 

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Related Readings:

Xi-Biden call; More US tech controls coming?; NDRC on equipment and consumer upgrades; Another Justice Minister goes down -- Sinocism 

March Politburo meeting; PRC-Philippines tensions; Xi's meeting with US VIPs -- Sinocism 

Joe Biden and Xi Jinping have ‘candid’ phone call in first engagement since November -- FT  

US and EU officials talk China in Belgium -- Politico EU 

Janet Yellen Missed the First ‘China Shock.’ Can She Stop the Second? -- WSJ 

China's Xi meets American CEOs in bid to boost confidence in ailing economy -- NBC News 

'China and US are inseparable, conjoined Siamese twins:' Graham Allison - Global Times

Thread by Graham Allison -- Graham Allison on X 

Professor Graham ‘Thucydides Trap’ Allison’s Three-Body Problem -- China Heritage 

China coast guard water cannons Philippine resupply ship -- Joseph Morong on X

Tesla’s Shrinking China Market Share Compounds Global Woes -- Bloomberg 

[Three-Body] EP01 | Tencent Video -- YouTube

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