China overtakes Japan as world’s top auto exporter
New energy vehicles accounted for roughly 40% of China’s overall auto exports. Tesla’s China arm was the top exporter of new energy vehicles at 90,000 units, followed by SAIC Motor’s passenger vehicle unit at 50,000 units, and BYD at 30,000 vehicles.
China is more influential than the United States in Southeast Asia
The Lowy Institute, an independent think tank based in Australia, has published a report titled “Asia Power Snapshot: China, the United States and Southeast Asia” that analyzes the power dynamics in the region and the implications for Southeast Asia