What China’s Long-Term Economic Weakness Means for the Developing World
By R. Evan Ellis
Latin America – dependent on commodity exports and with few other options for finance – will likely be among the regions most harmed by a protracted downturn in China’s economy.
Skepticism Prevails as China’s Leaders Promise to Back Private Businesses to Spur Slowing Economy
By Joe McDonald
Entrepreneurs and investors are waiting to see what concrete steps Beijing might take to make good on its recent pledge to “boost confidence” in the private sector.
China’s Massive Economic Stimulus Is Not Coming Back
By Yuan Jiang
Beijing is signaling that its approach this time will be different, with more appetite to ride out economic difficulties.
Where Is China’s Politics Headed in 2023?
By Dan Macklin
Beijing continues to face significant uncertainties at home and abroad, as the recent “Balloon-gate” saga demonstrates.
Interpreting China’s 2022 Central Economic Work Conference
By Chutian Zhou
As one of the few top-level meetings held since China’s COVID U-turn, the CEWC’s messaging is especially important this year.
China’s Gradual Reform Dilemma
By Zhuoran Li
Numerous efforts to rebalance the Chinese economy, including Xi Jinping’s, have failed. Why?
Xi’s Work Report to the 20th Party Congress: 5 Takeaways
By Shannon Tiezzi
From COVID-19 and China's economy to Taiwan and the BRI, what did Xi's big speech tell us about China's future policies?
What to Watch for at the 20th Party Congress: The Work Report
By Shannon Tiezzi
Though too often overlooked, the Party Congress work report will set the tone for China’s goals and priorities for the next five years.
China’s ‘Whole Nation’ Effort to Advance the Tech Industry
By Xiao Tan and Yao Song
The re-emergence of China’s “whole nation” system seems to mark a new era, where the government’s role in the tech industry is raised to a new level.
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.
A New Way to Explain – and Predict – China’s Economic Policymaking
By Sara Hsu
Using a machine-learning process and a variety of economic, media, and regulatory factors, I have found ways to understand how certain types of Chinese policies are made.
As China Ditches High Growth, the World Must Adjust
By Michael Hirson, Tsveta Petrova, and Rickard Nyman
Observers of China’s economy need to become more sophisticated in their understanding Beijing’s evolving and competing policy priorities as growth targets fall out of favor.