Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Top Topics 2000-2019

Please see below for an interactive chart for researching the top topics in Foreign Ministry speeches and communiques from November 2000 through December 2019. The most popular topics during the time period are at the top; least popular at the bottom.

To select specific terms and dates, please use the the slider on the right to adjust dates and the table below it to select terms. For example, comparing African Countries with ASEAN Countries and European Countries offers interesting insight into China’s focus during the time period.

The default setting is all topics for the entire time period. Topic popularity determined by related keyword frequency throughout all 762 documents found. Topic data created using WordStat 8; visualization created using Tableau.