Understanding China

9 Aug 16, 10:43am
Siah Hwee Ang looks at China's increasing tit-for-tat strategy around trade and protectionism
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5 Aug 16, 9:52am
Keyu Jin says the world is watching Chinese President with suspicion as he centralizes authority and pursues an anti-corruption campaign that many see as cover for a political purge. The truth is far less sinister she claims
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2 Aug 16, 5:02am
Siah Hwee Ang says if poverty alleviation targets are met, China will become an even more significant market on the world stage in the next decade. But the attractiveness will come with a price
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1 Aug 16, 8:39am
Minxin Pei wonders why Chinese leaders are gloating over the travails of their country's main trading partners. Any Western pullback on globalisation will hurt China disproportionately
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28 Jul 16, 5:03am
Siah Hwee Ang says China’s plan is still on track but there are global events looming that could threaten to derail plans for the second half of the year
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24 Jul 16, 3:44pm
Keith Woodford says that with Silver Fern Farms drowning in financial underperformance, it is time to "get on with it". If OIO approval comes, there will be a wide variety of ownership models as options for farmers
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19 Jul 16, 10:11am
Lee Jong-Wha believes that, with the right approach, the Asian giant can avoid its neighbours' mistakes - if they change course now
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18 Jul 16, 3:09pm
Siah Hwee Ang says new food regulations are pivotal for foreign food companies in China
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12 Jul 16, 8:14am
Siah Hwee Ang says Chinese consumers are pushing for greater protection and more regulation around product quality and safety
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4 Jul 16, 1:46pm
Siah Hwee Ang says Asian investors, businesses, and even shoppers are already pouncing on the immediate opportunity provided by the sharp fall in the British currency
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28 Jun 16, 12:24pm
Michael Field reports on what is happening on the 'Kermadec fence' where high tech operations by Chinese boats are taking vast numbers of fish in our backyard
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23 Jun 16, 9:02am
Koichi Hamada likens government borrowing, especially for QE, to a ponzi scheme, something only illegal in the private sector
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22 Jun 16, 4:29pm
Zhang Jun says there is plenty of reason to doubt China's investment numbers, the accuracy of which should be as hotly debated as their GDP data
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21 Jun 16, 9:53am
Siah Hwee Ang looks at China's global shopping spree and concludes New Zealand is not the apple of China’s eye
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18 Jun 16, 9:05am
HSBC's Frederic Neumann sees future economic growth coming from countries that have low private debt levels as these juice up their prospects by leveraging up
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18 Jun 16, 8:20am
Optimising its resource allocation is far from all that China must do to boost prosperity. It is time to focus on workers and elevating the experience of their labour, says Edmund Phelps
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14 Jun 16, 10:30am
Siah Hwee Ang looks at the efforts China makes to ensure its national higher education entrance examinations run smoothly and to discourage cheating
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9 Jun 16, 8:55am
The latest Chinese trade data strongly suggests China is turning away from economic reform, going back to its investment-led growth model. Money leaks out at an increasing rate
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8 Jun 16, 3:27pm
George Friedman says access to the world's oceans for trade is the key issue behind China's aggressive stance in the South & East China seas
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8 Jun 16, 9:33am
Siah Hwee Ang says many countries still are not ready for globalisation
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