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François Chimits – ‘Do your job!’

François Chimits, Analyst at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (Merics)

For François Chimits, the People’s Republic of China is not accessible through its language. He never consistently learned Mandarin. Instead, his translation tools are numbers. At the Mercator Institute for China Studies in Berlin, he takes a bird’s eye view of China’s economy and analyzes its importance to Europe.

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