China’s Gradual Reform Dilemma
By Zhuoran Li
Numerous efforts to rebalance the Chinese economy, including Xi Jinping’s, have failed. Why?
Osvaldo Cortesi on China’s Economic Contradictions
By Juan Manuel Harán
“China’s development is beginning to have fundamental contradictions.”
China States Economic Priorities for 2022, Emphasizing ‘Stability’
By Jesse Turland
The character for stability (稳) appeared 25 times in the summary notes for the 2021 Central Economic Work Conference, which outlines the government’s economic goals for the coming year.
The CCP Can’t Take Credit for China’s Phenomenal Economic Growth
By Bonnie Girard
The Chinese Communist Party has never been adept at creating the conditions for economic development, except when it steps away.
How China’s Belt and Road Initiative Went Astray
By Chan Kung and Yu (Tony) Pan
In taking on geopolitical overtones, the BRI has become alienated from its original economic purpose.
China Confronts Major Risk of Debt Crisis on the Belt and Road Due to Pandemic
By Nick Crawford and David Gordon
Debt distress along the Belt and Road will be a serious threat to China’s own financial sustainability and to the operations of Chinese companies overseas.
Interview: Robert Ward and Yuka Koshino on Geo-Economics in East Asia
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Geo-economics can be a subtle tool of statecraft, but not all such tools are benign and their deployment can be destabilizing for countries as well as the international system.
Understanding the US-China Trade Disconnect
By Liu Baocheng and Hilton Root
Without evidence that its basic economic system will fail, talks will not force China to change its development path.
The Decline and Attempted Revival of China’s Economic Exceptionalism
By Dinny McMahon
Can a new generation of Chinese leaders resurrect the magic of China’s economic exceptionalism?