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The Real Trouble With China’s Belt and Road
May 11, 2017
The Real Trouble With China’s Belt and Road
Though Beijing has made inroads in addressing some concerns, the true structural challenges for the initiative remain. 
The Real Trouble With China’s Belt and Road
IMF: Rocky Global Recovery ‘Under Threat’
April 25, 2017
IMF: Rocky Global Recovery ‘Under Threat’
The global economy not yet “out of the woods.”
IMF: Rocky Global Recovery ‘Under Threat’
China's Latest Economic Data Beats Estimates
April 17, 2017
China's Latest Economic Data Beats Estimates
China’s surprise GDP performance in the first quarter of 2017 is unlikely to be sustainable.
China's Latest Economic Data Beats Estimates
China’s Minimum Wage Growth Slows, But Businesses Still Feel the Squeeze
April 14, 2017
China’s Minimum Wage Growth Slows, But Businesses Still Feel the Squeeze
Even as minimum wage growth slow, rising labor costs are still pressuring businesses.
China’s Minimum Wage Growth Slows, But Businesses Still Feel the Squeeze
Five Themes From China’s 2017 Economic Data So Far
March 14, 2017
Five Themes From China’s 2017 Economic Data So Far
Data from January and February gives the earliest picture of what to expect from China's economy this year.
Five Themes From China’s 2017 Economic Data So Far
What a China Hard Landing Means for Vietnam
October 20, 2016
What a China Hard Landing Means for Vietnam
The consequences could be dire for the Southeast Asian state.
What a China Hard Landing Means for Vietnam
China's Road to Closer Ties With Russia
August 03, 2016
China's Road to Closer Ties With Russia
Beijing's One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative appears to be an important part of its burgeoning ties with Moscow.
China's Road to Closer Ties With Russia
China Needs Market Reforms Now
May 27, 2016
China Needs Market Reforms Now
The writing is on the wall for Beijing.
China Needs Market Reforms Now
China’s $50 Trillion Plan for a Global Energy Grid
April 01, 2016
China’s $50 Trillion Plan for a Global Energy Grid
Plus, Scarborough Shoal, Nepal-China military ties, and myth-busting about China's economy. Friday China links.
China’s $50 Trillion Plan for a Global Energy Grid
Southeast Asia's Murky Future Clouds Obama's Sunnylands Summit
February 15, 2016
Southeast Asia's Murky Future Clouds Obama's Sunnylands Summit
Lingering questions continue to haunt the region and U.S. policy towards it even as a historic summit begins.
Southeast Asia's Murky Future Clouds Obama's Sunnylands Summit
The Knock-On Effects of China’s Slowdown
November 18, 2015
The Knock-On Effects of China’s Slowdown
Demand for commodities is falling as China’s economy makes a structural shift.
The Knock-On Effects of China’s Slowdown
How Likely Is a Financial Crisis in China?
November 17, 2015
How Likely Is a Financial Crisis in China?
A look at the financial risk factors in China and how successful the government has been in addressing them.
How Likely Is a Financial Crisis in China?
China's Potential Pitfalls #2: The Limitations of China’s Political and Economic Models
November 11, 2015
China's Potential Pitfalls #2: The Limitations of China’s Political and Economic Models
30 years since beginning its reforms, China has yet to create a political and social model for sustainable development.
China's Potential Pitfalls #2: The Limitations of China’s Political and Economic Models
Will China Repeat Japan's Economic Fate?
October 23, 2015
Will China Repeat Japan's Economic Fate?
The most worrying sign from China's new economic figures are indications of a deflation spiral.
Will China Repeat Japan's Economic Fate?
What Does China Think of the TPP?
October 07, 2015
What Does China Think of the TPP?
China is taking a wait-and-see approach on the U.S.-led trade deal.
What Does China Think of the TPP?
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