The Platform to Understand the New Dynamics of Asia

The rise of China changes the dynamics of Asia. The world needs to understand China as much as China needs to recognize the rules of engagement with the world.

Knowing CNIA

Established in 2018 by Tan Sri Ong Tee Keat, former Malaysian Transport Minister and Mr Koh King Kee, Director of the Belt and Road Desk at Baker Tilly MH Advisory Malaysia, CNIA is a Kuala Lumpur based independent think tank focused on studies of the new dynamics brought about by the rise of China and other Asian powers, in particular ASEAN and South Asian countries. Partnering with think tanks and universities in Malaysia and China, CNIA is uniquely qualified to analyse and comment on China’s rise and to promote connectivity inter and intra Asia to bolster inclusive growth, regional
integration, and economic opportunity.

To promote a 21 st century vison of a new, inclusive Asia by strengthening intra-
Asia bonds and advancing closer relations between Asia and the world.

To create platforms for local, regional, and global engagements and exchange:

  • To promote deeper understanding and interpretation of Asia’s peaceful rise in a more interconnected world
  • To advance an inclusive Asia through civilizational dialogue, mutual learning and joint research, with special focus on ecological development and digital transformation