Kai Strittmatter is the China correspondent for Süddeutsche Zeitung, he is based in Beijing. In 1994 he began working for Süddeutsche Zeitung, which sent him to Beijing in 1997 as a reporter. After a seven-year interim period in Istanbul, he returned to China in 2012 as a correspondent. Strittmatter is the author of several books on China, Hong Kong and Istanbul. He studied Sinology in Munich, Xi’an and Taipei.
China Correspondent for Süddeutsche Zeitung