Understanding China

9 May 18, 8:34am
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P.H. Yu argues that the survival of the existing international order depends on the West's willingness to reform it
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30 Apr 18, 5:55pm
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Stephen Jacobi says engaging with China's BRI is critical to maintaining momentum in the New Zealand China relationship. So understanding what it is, and what is not, is an essential first step
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26 Apr 18, 12:04pm
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Has US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer made an ironclad case against China in his so-called Section 301 report? Stephen Roach thinks not, calling it wide of the mark in key areas
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25 Apr 18, 8:54am
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Yu Yongding says the reason Sino-American relations have soured is the Trump administration's worldview, not external balances
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18 Apr 18, 9:26am
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Siah Hwee Ang says we are accustomed to a regime that centres around the US ‘leading the world’, but now China is actively seeking out and willing to take on some of these roles
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12 Apr 18, 10:23am
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Benjamin Cohen fears the US may expand its trade and investment actions against China to include action in currency markets, a path that "would be dangerous, and possibly disastrous"
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11 Apr 18, 1:58pm
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We are missing an important perspective on China and its leadership says Keyu Jin, and not for the first time. Accountability for outcomes is the real issue
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5 Apr 18, 8:37am
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Siah Hwee Ang says while already developed in some ways, in many aspects, China is still lagging behind due to the lumpiness of a large population
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2 Apr 18, 7:58am
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Rather than retaliate, Lee Jong-Wha says Asian economies should take the opportunity to revamp their development models, boosting their own prosperity and resilience, and be constructive global actors
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1 Apr 18, 6:30am
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Justin Yifu Lin says China can see opportunity in trade leadership as America pulls back with its proposed tariffs, costs that will be paid by its own middle class consumers
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31 Mar 18, 8:30am
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The CCP says it wants "quality" economic growth. But if local governments are to succeed, China’s leaders will need to update the incentive system that fueled past success
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24 Mar 18, 9:39am
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Unbalanced exports and IP theft may be real in the US China trade dispute, but it is the US tax cuts that will prove the real enemy of an effective resolution says Shang-Jin Wei
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22 Mar 18, 5:00am
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Stephen Roach sees a China that knows what it has to do, and an America with a serious leadership deficit. Accountability for failure won't be able to be avoided
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21 Mar 18, 5:00am
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Kevin Rudd lays out how and why China wants changes in the world, what drives Xi Jinping, and what risks and traps we face if there is a western policy vacuum on China
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17 Mar 18, 9:41am
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Denise Ho assesses the new dominant authoritarian strand in Chinese society compared to other phases China has gone through, and points out that 'reform' has often accompanied authoritarianism
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6 Mar 18, 4:00pm
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Western governments have offered protections for incumbent firms at the expense of new market entrants and productivity growth. With China realising the value of fair & free competition, the West needs to change course or get left behind
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6 Mar 18, 9:38am
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Siah Hwee Ang says e-commerce facilitates, but IP protection should still be a concern for the Chinese market
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27 Feb 18, 4:20pm
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Yu Yongding argues that whatever challenges it faces, the PBOC must stay the course, and convince markets China really is committed to a floating exchange-rate regime
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14 Feb 18, 12:27pm
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With higher living standards, Chinese citizens will demand far more personal freedom and political accountability. The most fundamental challenge for Beijing is to govern while excluding electoral democracy
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12 Feb 18, 10:58am
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With Russia showing the way on how cyber tactics and subterfuge can upend democracies, China will surely be taking pages from the Kremlin's playbook says Kent Harrington
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28 Jan 18, 7:30am
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Stephen Roach thinks trade wars are for losers and that Chinese retaliation against US trade sanctions will almost certainly cause America far more damage
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25 Jan 18, 9:00am
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Zhang Jun reports that China’s inter-urban competition that has driven its economic transformation. It has become reliant on a few high-productivity cities where jobs and growth have become concentrated
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24 Jan 18, 8:42am
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Lee Jong-Wha says that after supporting economies during the global economic crisis, now the global recovery gains momentum, the time has come to begin tightening monetary policy
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22 Jan 18, 4:29pm
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Siah Hwee Ang says despite huge growth in Foreign Direct Investment in China, the statistics on FDI into China have not grown as fast as would be expected of a country that is continually rolling out the red carpet
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22 Jan 18, 12:18pm
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Brad Potter of Nikko AM shares recollections of a recent trip to China and takes a close look at the country's efforts on pollution and the property bubble
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