Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
April 11, 2014
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
The IMF thinks so, but some challenging reforms will be needed if China is to avoid the middle-income trap.
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
China’s Residential Property Market: Ghost Towns and Gilded Lilies
April 10, 2014
China’s Residential Property Market: Ghost Towns and Gilded Lilies
Change is coming to the Chinese property market, but the impacts on the middle class and the rich are likely to differ.
China’s Residential Property Market: Ghost Towns and Gilded Lilies
China’s Slowing Fixed Asset Investment
March 24, 2014
China’s Slowing Fixed Asset Investment
The slowdown will have repercussions for a number of other sectors. Can Beijing find a new source of growth?
China’s Slowing Fixed Asset Investment
China’s Mixed Economic Signals
March 09, 2014
China’s Mixed Economic Signals
With a bond default and a new GDP growth target, this was an interesting week for China economy watchers.
China’s Mixed Economic Signals
China’s Growth Puzzle
March 04, 2014
China’s Growth Puzzle
The country’s growth is slowing, but in contrast to other emerging economies this is a welcome trend.
China’s Growth Puzzle
The Pacific Century Myth?
February 25, 2014
The Pacific Century Myth?
Straight-line projections may predict America’s imminent ouster as top economy – but they miss much.
The Pacific Century Myth?
10 Books for Understanding China's Economy
February 08, 2014
10 Books for Understanding China's Economy
Pacific Money writer James Parker recommends the most insightful economics and finance offerings.
10 Books for Understanding China's Economy
Dr Doom: Don’t Panic Over Emerging Markets
February 05, 2014
Dr Doom: Don’t Panic Over Emerging Markets
A noted economist doesn’t see recent stock and currency falls becoming a full-blown crisis.
Dr Doom: Don’t Panic Over Emerging Markets
Is Li Keqiang Being Marginalized?
January 07, 2014
Is Li Keqiang Being Marginalized?
Xi's consolidation of power is coming at the expense of China's premier.
Is Li Keqiang Being Marginalized?
China Faces Local Debt Conundrum in 2014
December 31, 2013
China Faces Local Debt Conundrum in 2014
An audit shows local government debt at a level that requires action.
China Faces Local Debt Conundrum in 2014
India and China Lead Global Rankings on Materialism, Economic Optimism
December 21, 2013
India and China Lead Global Rankings on Materialism, Economic Optimism
Indian and Chinese consumers lead world rankings when it comes to materialism and economic optimism.
India and China Lead Global Rankings on Materialism, Economic Optimism
China Focuses on Local Government Debt
December 16, 2013
China Focuses on Local Government Debt
A key economic conference highlights Beijing’s concerns about the buildup of debt at the local government level.
China Focuses on Local Government Debt
Was China's Third Plenum a Bust?
November 14, 2013
Was China's Third Plenum a Bust?
Xi Jinping could have delivered more. What happened?
Was China's Third Plenum a Bust?
China’s Economic Data: Complicated
October 17, 2013
China’s Economic Data: Complicated
In a big month for numbers on the Chinese economy, the picture is already looking decidedly mixed.
China’s Economic Data: Complicated
Shanghai Opens Free Trade Zone; Internet Restrictions Remain
September 29, 2013
Shanghai Opens Free Trade Zone; Internet Restrictions Remain
Mainland China’s first FTZ opens, in what could be a milestone in its economic development.
Shanghai Opens Free Trade Zone; Internet Restrictions Remain
Is China Getting Ready to Clean Up Its Debt?
September 27, 2013
Is China Getting Ready to Clean Up Its Debt?
A number of signs suggest that it might be. It will be a fine line to walk, if so.
Is China Getting Ready to Clean Up Its Debt?
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