A hundred-year anniversary of extraordinary events, which have forever changed our world, is approaching. This makes very many politicians and philistines with fear and interest to look for a century-old analogies in modern turbulent times. We believe that this has got a direct meaning, but rather different reasons than it seems to most people.
In this article some international features of China’s policies are analysed — other domestic ones, such as the struggle against corruption are equally important but beyond this article’s scope, while some are domestic Chinese matters it is inappropriate for a non-Chinese citizen to comment on. But, despite this limitation, it is hoped an international analysis focusing on the new period in the world economy, as it interrelates with China, throws some light on developments both in China and internationally.