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“Dividing the world technologically only pleases ideologues”

Former SPD party chairman and minister of defense Rudolf Scharping (73) has founded a successful consulting company with a focus on China since his time in Gerhard Schröder’s cabinet: Rudolf Scharping Strategie, Beratung und Kommunikation AG (RSBK). Every year, he organizes a high-profile China congress that aims to be closer to companies than the Hamburg Summit. Even in times of Covid quarantines, Scharping spends a lot of time in China – most recently on another four-month stint. You can also watch the full German version of our CEO Talk in this video.

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