October 19, 2013
P2P Companies: The Movers and Shakers of China’s Shadow Banking
P2P companies match shadow lenders with borrowers in China. Can Beijing manage the growing risks?
October 04, 2013
With Shanghai FTZ, Is CCP Opening Pandora’s Box?
If the CCP is hoping for limited reforms with the new free trade zone, it might get more than it bargained for.
August 13, 2013
China Pushes Ahead With Financial Reform… Cautiously
Chinese leaders are crossing the river by feeling the stones, but the river is proving to be wider than expected.
July 18, 2013
The Promise and Peril of a US-China Investment Treaty
While a step in the right direction, immense obstacles remain to signing a bilateral investment treaty.
July 03, 2013
SOEs Declining Role in China’s Foreign Investment
State-Owned Enterprises have traditionally dominated Chinese ODI. This is starting to change.
June 19, 2013
Reforming China’s State-Owned Enterprises
Although it faces strong resistance, reforms will be vital if the Chinese economy is to continue to evolve.
June 06, 2013
The “Hidden” Costs of China’s Bad Loans
Non-performing loans may not bring down China’s banks, but they will hinder its economic transition.
May 21, 2013
Is Shadow Banking China’s Subprime Mortgages?
The volume of shadow banking reached a staggering 55 percent of China’s GDP in 2012.
May 03, 2013
Divorce: One Way to Avoid China's New Real Estate Restrictions
“Shanghai’s Zhabei District center issued a record 53 divorces in a single day.”
April 18, 2013
Understanding China's Efforts to Invest Overseas
China’s efforts at foreign direct investment (OFDI) have had mixed results. Eve Cary gives us her take.
April 09, 2013
China and Capital Outflow Reform
Capital outflow reforms have come in fits and starts, but the overall trend is certainly toward a more open system.
March 12, 2013
Real Estate Restrictions Tighten in China
China’s State Council has announced a property sales tax hike, aimed at cooling the nation’s overheating market.