Understanding China

10 Feb 17, 9:32am
Minxin Pei shows that while China may be relieved at the waning challenge from the West's concepts of a liberal democracy, they fear the new trade and globalisation challenges, and are very anxious about the security risks
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14 Jan 17, 10:07am
Minxin Pei shows that the 'core leader' of China faces some steadfast internal political resistance, the risk of a real-estate market crash, and the corrosion of capital flight
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11 Jan 17, 11:04am
Donald Trump's popularity in China has plummeted after statements on contentious issues. The abrupt change in the way the US projects its power may now involve "throwing a few elbows" by both leaders, says Jeffrey Wasserstom
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4 Jan 17, 2:37pm
Keith Woodford says that Bellamys infant formula woes has lessons both for New Zealand 's organic dairy farmers and the broader New Zealand infant formula trade with China
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4 Jan 17, 9:25am
With US President-elect Donald Trump’s help, the “Chinese Century” may arrive sooner than anyone expected. By openly engaging with Taiwan, pointlessly pillorying China, and dismantling the TPP, Trump is simultaneously provoking and empowering China
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3 Jan 17, 9:02am
Zhang Jun shows it is not easy being a Chinese company, with surcharges and taxes hobbling profitability, encouraging avoidance, and incentivising moves offshore. Inefficient SOEs impose large extra costs too
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16 Dec 16, 9:54am
New protections of land and intellectual-property rights in China are welcomed says Shang-Jin Wei. But the real work to protect these rights has a long way to go
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7 Dec 16, 9:06am
Zaynab el Bernoussi says the People's Republic is using its shared colonial history with the global South strategically
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1 Dec 16, 1:34pm
Trump’s victory in the US presidential election has shaken the world. But China has remained largely unmoved, despite having been one of the president-elect's favourite targets on the campaign trail
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29 Nov 16, 4:03pm
Keith Woodford says that dairy volatility is still with us, and there is lots of uncertainty over the coming months
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22 Nov 16, 11:24am
Lee Jong-Wha says Asia must face up to its major political, economic, and security challenges if it is to match the advantages the United States and Europe currently have. Co-operation is the solution
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16 Nov 16, 6:27pm
Keith Woodford notes China’s infant formula market imports continue to grow but further business failures are inevitable
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12 Nov 16, 10:00am
Joseph S. Nye says three main issues will dominate the new US president-elect's foreign-policy agenda
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10 Nov 16, 8:20am
Minghao Zhao says President-elect Donald Trump must now choose between cooperation and containment as the framework for US policy toward China. "His choice should be obvious"
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8 Nov 16, 5:02am
Siah Hwee Ang says China has left its sweatshops behind
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1 Nov 16, 10:24am
Siah Hwee Ang looks at the growing trade relationship and tensions between China and India
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30 Oct 16, 2:11pm
Zhang Jun shows that rising debt, falling investment and poor productivity are not only hampering the Middle Kingdom, but policy responses to them are not helping
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26 Oct 16, 11:58am
Siah Hwee Ang says it's difficult to envisage the globalisation gatekeepers ever catching up with the trend toward protectionism
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18 Oct 16, 10:06am
Siah Hwee Ang looks at the paradox of a potential increase in foreign competition for Chinese companies, and the existence of China's 'Negative List' for foreign investment
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5 Oct 16, 8:46am
Keith Woodford says a deeper understanding about what is actually going on in Chinese agriculture is essential for NZ agri-business managers
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