Understanding China

18 Apr 18, 9:26am
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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25 Jan 18, 9:00am
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
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
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
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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