Typically China´s economic challenge is seen as moving from manufacturing to domestic consumption and services. Financial analysts Sara Hsu looks at the experience in Japan and the US and wonders in the Diplomat whether that is a smart move.
Financial analysts Sara Hsu has been predicting doomsday scenario´s for China´s financial stability in the past. But the announced financial reforms have made her carefully optimistic about the direction the country is taking, she writes in the China Brief.
Shadow banking was one of those China issues that kept financial people awake at night. But after a decade of studying shadow banking, Sara Hsu argues in Triple Crisis that the issue has been cut up in manageable parts, and will fade away by 2015.
China´s urbanites are expected to growth with a few hundred million over the coming years. But can cities grow in a sustainable way, wonders urbanization expert Sara Hsu in The Diplomat. The is both room for doubt and for hope, she writes.
Financial analyst Sara Hsu tries to make sense out of the long list of policy changes the central bank, the People´s Bank of China (PBOC) has announced in the past year, under the Xi-Li government. “Right now, the opaque is becoming more transparent,” she writes in The Diplomat.
Some second and third tier cities in China report house buying has come to a standstill, while high-end property markets in first tier cities report a huge influx of buyers from China. Financial analyst Sara Hsu looks in the Diplomat at both opposing trends and how the middle class might get hit.