His confirmation is expected to easily pass with strong bipartisan support similar to the majority of Biden's national security team.
"The Longer Telegram" and its call for stringent U.S. policy on China caught the attention of many in Washington, but only a passing public response in Beijing.
Biden is focusing on domestic growth, but his administration knows it's critical for global trade to thrive, says Eric Robertsen from Standard Chartered.
Biden, who has yet to speak to Chinese President Xi Jinping, said last week he would work more closely with allies in order to mount pushback against Beijing.
Hong Kong-listed shares of Chinese tech giants such as Alibaba, Tencent and JD.com were watched by investors on Monday.
Rallying U.S. partners in Asia to join in the condemnation of the military takeover in Myanmar could prove challenging, said analysts from think tank CSIS.
China took several measures last year that restricted Australian imports, ranging from levying new tariffs to imposing bans.
Chinese President Xi Jinping struck a confident tone Monday when calling for world leaders to cooperate more with China.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is speaking at a virtual event organized by the World Economic Forum.
The relationship deteriorated last year when Australia supported a call for an international inquiry into China's handling of the coronavirus.
Developments around Covid-19 were likely watched by investors, as the world races to adapt against the mutating coronavirus.
In 2020, China imported $100 billion of the U.S. goods agreed in the deal — roughly 58% of the targeted $173.1 billion, according to data compiled by PIIE.
China has promised a greater focus on cleaner projects under the Belt and Road Initiative — but it has little concrete results to show so far, said analysts.
The U.S. has had tense relationships with the two authoritarian states, which some experts said are challenging American leadership on the global stage.
China wrapped negotiations with the EU on an important investment deal and talked up hopes for more, less than a month before Joe Biden is set to take office.
President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang and other leaders gathered for the Central Economic Work Conference from Dec. 16 to 18 in Beijing.
China is only the third country in the world to retrieve lunar samples after the efforts by the U.S. in the 1960s and the Soviet Union in the 1970s.
It's the first time China has launched a spacecraft from an extraterrestrial body and the first time it has collected moon samples.
China could remain a key player in global supply chains, thanks to a combination of factors ranging from the coronavirus pandemic to new trade agreements.
Chinese President Xi Jinping signaled Thursday the world's second largest economy will continue to work with other countries, including the U.S.