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Aravind Yelery is an Honorary Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi. Previously, he was associated with Shanghai Ji-Ou (Sino-European Commerce Ltd.) as a Sr. Corporate Consultant (Research). He is a fluent Chinese speaker and before commencing his research at Fudan University, Shanghai, he completed Mandarin language studies from the esteemed Nanjing Normal University, P R China. He is an alumnus of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, where he was awarded the Doctorate for his research on China, focusing on energy and economic in China’s transforming foreign policy. Before his PhD, he undertook M.Phil research on China’s SOEs and their re-structuring at the same centre at JNU.

Can China overcome paradoxes in National Health Planning?
09 Sep 2020

From the century of turmoil through years of the Opium war, public health remained a matter of Imperial concerns. It did not only exert pressure domestically but also exposed dreading meritocracies within the imperial

China’s India problem | A curious mix of ambition and paranoia
08 Sep 2020

Chinese thinkers are growingly forgetful that the chief threats to peace in Asia come from the camouflaged ignorance. The recent acts of violations by the PLA along the LAC also indicate the contradictions

China’s political adventurism will economically hit Hong Kong
06 Jul 2020

Does Hong Kong remain a dream destination for global capital, manufacturing, and services? Probably the large-scale protests, layoffs, and Sinification of Hong Kong hold the answer

Applying the ‘Going Out’ Strategy: Chinese Provinces and Cities Engage India
25 Mar 2015

As the trade volume between India and China has gone up since 2001, economic diplomacy remains a driving force behind bilateral relations.

निर्गमन रणनीतिः चीन को आकर्षित करते भारतीय प्रांत और शहर
25 Mar 2015

भारत और चीन के बीच वर्ष 2001 से व्यापार बढ़ा है, जिसमें आर्थिक कूटनीति ने आपसी संबंधों को आगे बढ़ाने में प्रेरक शक्ति का काम किया है। भारतीय वाणिज्य मंत्रालय के आंकङों के अनुसार, इन आर्थिक क्रियाकलापों का केंद्र-बिंदु व्यापार ही है।

China’s ‘Going Out’ Policy: Sub-National Economic Trajectories
26 Dec 2014

The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), a statutory organisation under China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), is the largest and the most important institution for the promotion of foreign trade in China.

Chinese Manufacturers’ Response to ‘Trade Remedies’: From Dumping to Intelligent Trading
11 Jul 2013

The Chinese manufacturing industry played a dynamic role in expanding limits of its geoeconomics. The trade relations and the economics behind it proved crucial to ascertain China’s global rise.

Areas of interest

Comparative Sino-Indian political economy; Sino-Indian and China-South Asia relations; China’s foreign policy, Chinese manufacturing trends, Urbanization, Chinese Government and Politics.


Current Positions

    • Honorary Fellow, Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS), Delhi.

Past Positions

    • Former Associate Fellow, Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS).
    • Delhi Visiting Associate Fellow, Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi (May 2014-March 2015).
    • Research Associate and Consultant, Shanghai Ji Ou, Shanghai, PR China (January 2012–August 2013).
    • Associate Professor of Chinese Studies, Timeless Learning Technologies, Pune, India (Sept 2011–October 2012).


    • Ph.D. Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
    • MA. Politics and Public Administration, Pune University, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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