New publication on China’s growing presence in Southeast Europe by Dr. Jens Bastian, Senior Policy Advisor of ELIAMEP. The title of the edited volume is: “Southeast Europe in Focus: External Actors Series: China“.

The volume can be viewed online in a PDF version at the following link:

The seven contributions in this online reader discuss different aspects and dynamics of Sino-Southeast European relations. They highlight comparative developments in policy fields such as Chinese outward investment in the region, the 17+1 cooperation platform, the role of political elites and state media, Chinese tourism to countries in the region and governance aspects of Sino-Southeast European engagement.