January 3 that the information it learned from the German Bundestag showed that the German government’s overall “China Strategy” should be released in March this year. At present, two drafts of the “China Strategy” with the color of the Green Party are circulating in Berlin. One comes from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs led by Bell Burke; the draft calls for “human rights issues” to be highlighted in relations with China. Another draft comes from the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (referred to as the Ministry of Economy) led by Habeck. The draft requires restrictions on German companies’ investment in China, while developing promising alternative markets in the Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Africa, and hindering investment by Chinese companies. key areas of Germany. Against this background, many German companies are quite entangled – they must continue to “increase” their investment and business in China, and at the same time avoid being “stalked” by China’s hardliners. Since German Chancellor Scholz’s visit to China last November, Global Times reporters have been paying attention to the dynamics of German companies, and have felt in interviews and contacts that many German entrepreneurs deeply disapprove of “decoupling” from China. way of doing. The rational analysis that they cannot “decouple” from China needs to be seen by more people.
It is worth mentioning that both Foreign Minister Berberke and Economy Minister Habeck are from the German Green Party. Among the three parties in power, the Social Democratic Party, the Green Party, and the Liberal Democratic Party, the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, led by the Green Party, are more ideological and most influenced by the United States. It is not difficult to see that the draft “China Strategy” drafted by the two parts of the Green Party in Germany regards reducing “dependence” on China and “decoupling” from China as political capital. Mayor Chencher publicly criticized that “now Germany’s discussion on China’s dependence is developing in a completely wrong direction