Status: Approved

Project Code: OffCycle-66-

Tracking Chinese Influence in the UK

Project Title Tracking Chinese Influence in the UK
Project Summary Conduct research and produce a monthly tracker that samples the Chinese state's efforts to gain influence in the UK - e.g. new university partnerships, local government exchange visits, investments in critical national infrastructure, and new partnerships in fintech, renewables, and emerging tech.
Country UK
Country/Region of Focus China
Agency Department of State
DoS Office N/A
Section POL
Number of Interns 2
Project Description

This project is part of a broader effort to understand and counter Chinese malign influence. It is preferable for the intern to speak and read Mandarin, as it would be valuable to understand how the Chinese state and companies portray the UK government and markets.

Required Skills or Interests
Data analysis
Political Analysis
Additional Information