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Mercator Institute for China Studies

What’s new at the Mercator Institute for China Studies

  • The English-language edition of "China's Political System", edited by Sebastian Heilmann can be pre-ordered here.
  • First MERICS Paper on China is online: China’s core executive - Leadership styles, structures and processes under Xi Jinping. Listen, read and view here.
  • Our China Blog is online. Check out what our experts think and join the discussion.
  • A new record year for Chinese investment in Europe. See our report.
  • MERICS is continually looking for internsto contribute to its research programmes. The deadline to apply for internships starting in January 2017 is October 31.

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