Understanding China

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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4 Jun 16, 7:37pm
Official Chinese media push into Australia with 'cooperation agreement'. Propaganda head also vists New Zealand
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1 Jun 16, 11:54am
Yu Yongding says while China's leaders should be applauded for implementing painful structural reforms, they are ignoring the current urgent need for infrastructure investment
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26 May 16, 11:04am
Siah Hwee Ang says it’s time for a more targeted approach to international partnerships
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18 May 16, 12:52pm
Lee Jong-Wha has strong doubts that central banks can ensure sustained global growth using 'unconventional' policies. He calls for a return to the 'conventional' to restore central bank credibility
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18 May 16, 8:51am
Keith Woodford says to reduce our risks from a highly volatile product, we are going to have to restructure our dairy industry. It won't be easy
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11 May 16, 2:20pm
Keith Woodford sees Vietnam working diligently to get out of China's shadow, using an open internet to access markets which is helping boost living standards quickly
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11 May 16, 1:31pm
Ma Jian says Chinese President Xi is on a quest for absolute power following Mao's model, but he doubts it will turn out well for him because of 'his incompetent economic rule'
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11 May 16, 10:01am
Siah Hwee Ang says Auckland's relationship with Los Angeles and Guangzhou underlines how Auckland is fast becoming an innovation hub of the Asia-Pacific and a truly global city
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4 May 16, 9:31am
Siah Hwee Ang looks at China's efforts to deal with the worldwide problem of counterfeit products
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27 Apr 16, 8:16am
Siah Hwee Ang says a new tax move by the Chinese government will result in a major shakeup of the multi-billion-dollar cross-border e-commerce retail market in China
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20 Apr 16, 10:40am
China faces large restructuring challenges but it also has a big advantage. And the productivity gains from this transformation will be huge
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20 Apr 16, 8:55am
Lower prices, lower processing volumes, and lower profitability casts a pall over the meat export situation in the second half of 2016
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19 Apr 16, 8:34am
Siah Hwee Ang sees challenges and opportunities in the development of China's food markets
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