Category Archives: India

The China debate: friend or foe? – Sara Hsu

China´s increased economic power, through BRICS´ alliances and the “One Belt, One Road” initiative, have been looked upon with anxiety by especially American analyst. We should not look at those steps as an evil movement, argues financial analyst Sara Hsu in the Diplomat.

Why China might still outperform India – Shaun Rein

After decades of stellar growth in China, some analysts have start to suggest India might actually overtake as the global economic wonder. Business analyst Shaun Rein is not on their side, he tells in CNBC, and explains why China might outperform India also in the future. What is his take on India?

China keeps 2nd place on Global Hurun Rich list – Rupert Hoogewerf

China has retained a second place on the 2015 Global Rich List, despite the growing number of billionaires. India got bronze, passing the UK and Russia. Hurun founder Rupert Hoogewerf: “Tech has been leading the way again for new billionaires. It’s all eyes on the new economy,” according to the Independent.

Chinese do not think that much about India – Kaiser Kuo

Political relations between China and India are tense, and Indian internet users follow the issue closely. The opposite happens at the other side of the border, says Kaiser Kuo, director international communication of Baidu in the Beijing Review. “The sad truth is that most Chinese just don’t think that often about India.”

My fascination with India – Zhang Lijia

India as a holiday destination raises different feelings among tourists, but author Zhang Lijia admits on het weblog she is fascinated by the country. She recalls her first stay in New Delhi, and how she encountered Anuj – a book seller in Delhi.

Russia moving forward on China fighter deal – Wendell Minnick

Despite bad memories on the first deal with the Sukhoi Su-27/J-11A fighter, Russia seems to move forward in negotiations on a second fighter deal with China, writes defense specialist Wendell Minnick in Defense News. Reason: geopolitical considerations, rather than business sense.

Hurun rich lists expands to India – Rupert Hoogewerf

The fourteen-year old Hurun China rich list has this week also launched into India, announced its founder Rupert Hoogewerf. The important milestone was widely reported in India’s media.

Why China is not cheap anymore – Shaun Rein

Half a decade ago, cost for manufacturing in China started to go up, and keep on rising. Author Shaun Rein of “The End of Cheap China: Economic and Cultural Trends that Will Disrupt the World” explains in the China Post how China’s neighbor can profit.

China offers Africa more leverage – Howard French

Former colonial powers have been anxiously watching how China has been entering Africa. While it is too early to give a final verdict, former foreign correspondent in Africa and China Howard French sees more positive than negative effects, he tells in AllAfrica.

Why India is no competition for China – Bill Dodson

China veteran Bill Dodson visited India and tells on his weblog how relieved he was when he could return to China. It will take a while before India can compete with China, he writes.