The New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre provides a national platform for China-related capability building and knowledge sharing among tertiary institutions, the business community, and public sector organizations in New Zealand for effective engagement with China.
The Centre provides a collaborative forum for and national leadership in the promotion of research relating to contemporary China, and enhances collaboration between the universities across their diverse expertise on China to ensure a more efficient and effective network of provision across the universities.
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The China Centre marked the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and China.
This year the Wellington Conference on Contemporary China brings international scholars and policy analysts together for a two-day international conference to examine the trends and emerging pattern of China’s international trade, investment, and activities in other international economic sectors.
The economic rise of China presents New Zealand commentators and analysts with the task of making sense of not only how Chinese growth will impact New Zealand's economic relations with China, but how the internationalization of the Chinese economy is shaping the structure of the world economy and what this means for individual countries like New Zealand.
In this China Discussion Paper Xiaoming Huang and Jason Young look at China and the World Economy: Challenges and Opportunities for New Zealand.