Understanding China

30th Mar 19, 10:53am
The days of 10% annual growth for the Chinese economy have ended, as was inevitable. But the real story is not the slowdown, but the shift in Chinese output from quantity to quality
The days of 10% annual growth for the Chinese economy have ended, as was inevitable. But the real story is not the slowdown, but the shift in Chinese output from quantity to quality
30th Mar 19, 10:53am
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25th Mar 19, 5:11pm
Second time lucky... Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday; Trip cut short due to terror attacks
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Second time lucky... Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday; Trip cut short due to terror attacks
25th Mar 19, 5:11pm
22nd Mar 19, 10:38am
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The OECD's global initiative aimed at combating tax evasion could have dire economic consequences in China, argues Antonio Foglia
The OECD's global initiative aimed at combating tax evasion could have dire economic consequences in China, argues Antonio Foglia
22nd Mar 19, 10:38am
7th Mar 19, 2:12pm
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Miao Yanliang welcomes the Chinese central bank's more open communication and increasingly flexible exchange-rate regime
Miao Yanliang welcomes the Chinese central bank's more open communication and increasingly flexible exchange-rate regime
7th Mar 19, 2:12pm
2nd Mar 19, 10:12am
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During China’s shift toward a market-driven economy, in its trade talks with the US it can commit not to keep the value of the renminbi artificially low, but it must reject demands to keep the exchange rate stable against the US dollar
During China’s shift toward a market-driven economy, in its trade talks with the US it can commit not to keep the value of the renminbi artificially low, but it must reject demands to keep the exchange rate stable against the US dollar
2nd Mar 19, 10:12am
25th Feb 19, 10:41am
Stephen Roach points out that China and the US have economies where longer-term fundamentals compel a very different verdict on relative strength, whatever the trade talks deliver
Stephen Roach points out that China and the US have economies where longer-term fundamentals compel a very different verdict on relative strength, whatever the trade talks deliver
25th Feb 19, 10:41am
15th Feb 19, 12:44pm
We look at what we have at risk in trade and economic exposure to China as they ramp up economic and political pressure on us to join its world view on trade and 'friendly relations'
We look at what we have at risk in trade and economic exposure to China as they ramp up economic and political pressure on us to join its world view on trade and 'friendly relations'
15th Feb 19, 12:44pm
9th Feb 19, 9:10am
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How China manages its currency during its economic policy shift could have important global consequences. The risk of China crash may be low, but the risk of policy accidents is substantial
How China manages its currency during its economic policy shift could have important global consequences. The risk of China crash may be low, but the risk of policy accidents is substantial
9th Feb 19, 9:10am
6th Feb 19, 9:31am
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Xi's goal is to shore up the authority of the party-state within his country, including by ensuring Chinese are not exposed to liberal-democratic ideas, and not to launch a new cold war with the West
Xi's goal is to shore up the authority of the party-state within his country, including by ensuring Chinese are not exposed to liberal-democratic ideas, and not to launch a new cold war with the West
6th Feb 19, 9:31am
29th Jan 19, 4:00pm
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Zhang Jun notes that a new growth model for China requires higher consumption, competitive service, and huge opening up in their non-tradable sectors
Zhang Jun notes that a new growth model for China requires higher consumption, competitive service, and huge opening up in their non-tradable sectors
29th Jan 19, 4:00pm
20th Jan 19, 6:02am
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John Garnaut takes a deep look at what drives China and "what Australia needs to know about ideology in Xi Jinping's China"
John Garnaut takes a deep look at what drives China and "what Australia needs to know about ideology in Xi Jinping's China"
20th Jan 19, 6:02am
19th Jan 19, 8:54am
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In 2018 Donald Trump finally turned his protectionist words into action by imposing sweeping tariffs on imports from allies and adversaries alike. While the use of tariffs to protect domestic industry is not new, attacks on the larger trading system are
In 2018 Donald Trump finally turned his protectionist words into action by imposing sweeping tariffs on imports from allies and adversaries alike. While the use of tariffs to protect domestic industry is not new, attacks on the larger trading system are
19th Jan 19, 8:54am
19th Jan 19, 8:27am
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A Beijing professor says a catastrophic outcome in the China-US trade relationship is unlikely, so long as the US faces facts. They must recognise that trying to contain China economically will not solve their problems at home
A Beijing professor says a catastrophic outcome in the China-US trade relationship is unlikely, so long as the US faces facts. They must recognise that trying to contain China economically will not solve their problems at home
19th Jan 19, 8:27am
16th Jan 19, 8:52am
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David Lublin argues that rising interest rates are reducing China's self-confidence and constraining its global ambitions. A fragile capital account is hardly a strong foundation for aggressive Chinese foreign policy
David Lublin argues that rising interest rates are reducing China's self-confidence and constraining its global ambitions. A fragile capital account is hardly a strong foundation for aggressive Chinese foreign policy
16th Jan 19, 8:52am
3rd Jan 19, 9:46am
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Yu Yongding argues that the Chinese government should pursue monetary and fiscal expansion to stabilise GDP growth and prevent the current slowdown from being excessively sharp
Yu Yongding argues that the Chinese government should pursue monetary and fiscal expansion to stabilise GDP growth and prevent the current slowdown from being excessively sharp
3rd Jan 19, 9:46am
28th Dec 18, 9:37am
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China deserve praise for lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. But it's experience has also dispelled three myths about the impact of economic growth, according to Éloi Laurent
China deserve praise for lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. But it's experience has also dispelled three myths about the impact of economic growth, according to Éloi Laurent
28th Dec 18, 9:37am
28th Dec 18, 9:16am
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Erik Berglof says it makes no sense to reject the lessons of China's economic devlopment miracle even in a period of deepening political suspicion and outright hostility
Erik Berglof says it makes no sense to reject the lessons of China's economic devlopment miracle even in a period of deepening political suspicion and outright hostility
28th Dec 18, 9:16am
27th Dec 18, 10:01am
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Despite the current trade truce, tensions between the world's two largest economies remain high. But while both countries may be tempted to turn inward, there are five reasons why they would be wise not to, says McKinsey analysts
Despite the current trade truce, tensions between the world's two largest economies remain high. But while both countries may be tempted to turn inward, there are five reasons why they would be wise not to, says McKinsey analysts
27th Dec 18, 10:01am
5th Dec 18, 8:32am
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John A. Mathews and Mark Selden see in China's renminbi-denominated oil contracts the germ of a broader challenge to US dollar hegemony
John A. Mathews and Mark Selden see in China's renminbi-denominated oil contracts the germ of a broader challenge to US dollar hegemony
5th Dec 18, 8:32am
1st Dec 18, 11:01am
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Zhang Jun explains why China will not go the way of the Soviet Union in a cold war with the United States
Zhang Jun explains why China will not go the way of the Soviet Union in a cold war with the United States
1st Dec 18, 11:01am

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