Xiaojun Li

Xiaojun Li

Prof Xiaojun Li is an associate professor of political science at the University of British Columbia. He was previously a Wang Gungwu Visiting Fellow at the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute

Articles by Xiaojun Li (3)

Cargo containers stacked at Yantian port

Unpacking China’s Merchandise Trade with ASEAN during the Global Pandemic

Xiaojun Li

While the global merchandise trade shrank by 5.3% as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, bilateral trade between China and ASEAN increased in the meantime by 6.7%, thanks not only to a steady increase in bilateral trade but also to the relative decline of trade between China with its other major trading partners.

Facing the Ire of 1.4 Billion Chinese Consumers: Cottoning on to Supply Chain Risks

Xiaojun Li

Chinese consumers’ boycott of Western fashion brands for their position on cotton sourced from Xinjiang is a sequel to a long-running series of actions against foreign companies. Southeast Asian firms should take note, and act accordingly.

Singapore in the Eyes of the Chinese: Amity and Likability

Jian Qiang Kwek|Xiaojun Li|Adam Y. Liu

A recent survey shows that Chinese people are much more favourably disposed towards Singapore than other rich nations such as Australia, Japan and the United States.