Newly elected president Xi Jinping has coined his tenure ‘beautiful China’, like his predecessor Hu Jintao strived for a ‘harmonious society’. WSJ wealth editor Wei Gu sees her opportunities for environmental companies as Xi still looks for economic growth but without damaging the environment.
Is it possible to maintain economic growth and protect the environment? No, said sustainability expert Richard Brubaker in our China Weekly Hangout yesterday on food security and dead pigs. Brubaker saw thousands of dead pigs passing by in the river, but also visited many slaughterhouses in the region. Higher prices are the only way out, he thinks. Present are also Andrew Hupert, Chris Brown and Fons Tuinstra, all three looking at China from a safe distance.
- US green cards losing their attraction – Wei Gu (chinaspeakersbureau.info)
- Now also China’s middle class invests abroad – Wei Gu (chinaspeakersbureau.info)
- The push and pull between banks and regulators on lending – Wei Gu (chinaspeakersbureau.info)
- A squeezed middle class needs more love – Wei Gu/Shaun Rein (chinaspeakersbureau.info)