Understanding China

6 Dec 17, 9:16am
Xi claims a "new era" version of non-democratic economic and political organisation superior to Western systems. But the Chinese development model is deficient in fundamental respects says Pranab Bardhan and not easily reproducible elsewhere
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22 Nov 17, 9:06am
Taking the initiative to boost trade and other commercial contacts is the best way to resist a trade war says Bill Emmott. Prepare for the worst by negotiating multilateral agreements to preempt American mercantilism
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16 Nov 17, 8:50am
Chinese academic sees China on the right path, with a clear development blueprint and a powerful leader whose political clout all but guarantees continued reform. But major demographic issues loom
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14 Nov 17, 11:24am
Academic calls on new government to take a fresh look at NZ's relationship with China & face up to some of the political differences and challenges
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4 Nov 17, 2:51pm
Keyu Jin says Xi wants a smooth transition into modernity for China, cementing the Party's authority and ensuring his own legacy
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3 Nov 17, 5:02am
Kevin Rudd says President Xi is driving China in a new direction, and whether we like it or not, the rest of us had better understand his agenda sooner rather than later
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2 Nov 17, 8:44am
Adair Turner shows how East Asia is winning by ignoring warnings of wasteful investment in low-return domestic projects, and by forcing their firms to compete fiercely in the West's open markets
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1 Nov 17, 1:57pm
Yu Yongding says massive capital account deficits fueled by capital flight needed to be stopped to prevent China's net foreign asset disappearing. Capital account liberalisation needs to wait for a healthier, stronger financial system, he says
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30 Oct 17, 11:58am
David Chaston with 10 more things you need to know about developments around and involving China; jobless rate falls; growth rate no longer targeted; David Mahon; Xi, Xi, Xi; rail freight; securitising rental housing; yield inversions
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23 Oct 17, 10:29am
David Chaston with 10 more things you need to know about developments around and involving China; fraud, smugness, neighbour's views, imbalances, restructuring, illusions, influence, housing, more fraud, and the savings glut
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16 Oct 17, 11:18am
David Chaston with 10 more things you need to know about developments around and involving China
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14 Oct 17, 7:55am
China's massive international infrastructure project will benefit the world much like the post-WWII Marshal Plan did for Europe, says Shang-Jin Wei. And the costs are not high for China, although the returns might be
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9 Oct 17, 2:22pm
Rabobank re-assesses the current Chinese dairy industry and their markets, seeing imports grow by +7% in 2018
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2 Oct 17, 10:23am
David Chaston with 10 things you need to know about developments around and involving China
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27 Sep 17, 9:06am
Allan Barber reviews the potential for our meat trade with China. The keys include the integrity of the cold chain, building deep relationships with Chinese counterparts. The prize is a market that takes a third of our proiduction in just a few years
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19 Sep 17, 9:41am
Siah Hwee Ang says Chinese domestic players are now having a bigger influence on what foreign companies need to do to succeed in China
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14 Sep 17, 5:02am
David Chaston was in China recently and offers ten perspectives on a rising power that will increasingly dominate how we see our place in the world
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12 Sep 17, 8:31am
Siah Hwee Ang says we should expect a lot more discussions around when and how we can observe ‘outcomes’ from OBOR activities
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7 Sep 17, 11:49am
Zhang Jun looks at China's shift to city-led growth
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28 Aug 17, 2:01pm
Siah Hwee Ang rounds up some of the developments happening along the new Silk Road
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