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China’s Economy: The New Normal and the Virtuous Circle
February 02, 2017
China’s Economy: The New Normal and the Virtuous Circle
China has played its own economic game. Time to throw out the economic textbooks?
China’s Economy: The New Normal and the Virtuous Circle
China’s Zombie Companies and Japan’s Lost Two Decades
January 07, 2017
China’s Zombie Companies and Japan’s Lost Two Decades
Japan’s experience is instructive for China economy watchers.
China’s Zombie Companies and Japan’s Lost Two Decades
Four Considerations on the Chinese Economy
August 28, 2016
Four Considerations on the Chinese Economy
Plenty is written about the Chinese economy; but plenty more needs to be understood.
Four Considerations on the Chinese Economy
The Growing China Watcher Industry
August 25, 2016
The Growing China Watcher Industry
Quis spectabit ipsos spectatores?
The Growing China Watcher Industry
Brexit Is Not Asia’s Only Worry
July 21, 2016
Brexit Is Not Asia’s Only Worry
Warning lights are flashing, say some analysts.
Brexit Is Not Asia’s Only Worry
The Hidden Benefits of China's Counterfeiting Habit
July 08, 2016
The Hidden Benefits of China's Counterfeiting Habit
China's shanzhai culture has created a unique breeding ground for innovation and competition.
The Hidden Benefits of China's Counterfeiting Habit
Some of China’s Zombie Firms May Finally Die
June 14, 2016
Some of China’s Zombie Firms May Finally Die
The government issues a statement that appears to crack down on dormant firms.
Some of China’s Zombie Firms May Finally Die
Sustainably Affordable Health Care in China
June 05, 2016
Sustainably Affordable Health Care in China
Can China balance patient affordability with sustainable service provision?
Sustainably Affordable Health Care in China
China’s On-Again, Off-Again P2P Lending
May 20, 2016
China’s On-Again, Off-Again P2P Lending
Activity in the peer-to-peer lending sector has surged at times, despite issues controlling risk.
China’s On-Again, Off-Again P2P Lending
China Eyes Vietnam and the TPP Warily
May 14, 2016
China Eyes Vietnam and the TPP Warily
Vietnam's economic growth, coupled with TPP, could spell trouble for Chinese companies.
China Eyes Vietnam and the TPP Warily
What Does ‘L-Shaped’ Growth Imply for China?
May 12, 2016
What Does ‘L-Shaped’ Growth Imply for China?
An unnamed official gives some hints about the official projection for China’s economy.
What Does ‘L-Shaped’ Growth Imply for China?
It's Time Google Came Back to China
May 03, 2016
It's Time Google Came Back to China
And China should welcome Google back, as long as it abides by Beijing's laws and regulations.
It's Time Google Came Back to China
China’s Impressive Auto Industry
May 02, 2016
China’s Impressive Auto Industry
The country’s well-functioning auto sector is a bright spot in an otherwise slowing economy.
China’s Impressive Auto Industry
India Takes Over From China as Top Global FDI Destination in 2015
April 25, 2016
India Takes Over From China as Top Global FDI Destination in 2015
Largely due to recent government reforms, India has become the top destination for foreign direct investment worldwide.
India Takes Over From China as Top Global FDI Destination in 2015
Chinese Economy: Back To The Future
April 19, 2016
Chinese Economy: Back To The Future
In allowing rapid credit growth again, is Beijing simply postponing the inevitable?
Chinese Economy: Back To The Future
Asia’s Growth Prospects in Beijing’s Hands
April 06, 2016
Asia’s Growth Prospects in Beijing’s Hands
A slowing China has prompted the ADB has cut its growth forecasts for the region.
Asia’s Growth Prospects in Beijing’s Hands
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