„China’s New Silk Road: Cooperation Instead of Isolation – The Role Exchange in World Trade“. Frankfurter Allgemeine, Buch 2017 and 2 edition 2018.
For the first time, the global changes in the global economy, which are to be expected from China’s geopolitical action and analyzed as the antipole to Anglo-Saxon isolationism, are analyzed. China, the Middle Kingdom as well as Germany is subject of US-critics because of high trade excesses. Therefore, the book revolves around the Chinese vision of new world trade routes modeled after the ancient Silk Road (s) into the 21st century – the „One Belt One Road (OBOR)“ initiative. Based on a historical excursion to the once world-wide trade routes, it is shown how both continents will be interlinked on the land and the maritime route . This is not just about infrastructural measures, but also about the connection with innovation strategies in the key areas of every modern economy, such as digitization, resource conservation or mobility.