Category Archives: economy
Trade sanctions in China will not create jobs in the USA, argues China-veteran Janet Carmosky in Forbes. She disassembles three of the most-used arguments in favor of trade sanctions.
The US and China are at loggerheads again over the way China deals with its currency. It does not help both China and the US have two fundamental different ways to look at their currency, says economic analyst Arthur Kroeber, quoted by the Japan Times.
The slowdown of China’s internet filters is costing internet entrepreneur Marc van der Chijs the equivalent of three working weeks per year, he estimates on his weblog. It hurts the country’s international competitiveness.
When the Zambians voted out their president last week, the election was also a referendum against China, writes journalist Howard French in The Atlantic. “Zambia has been at the leading edge of China’s drive to expand its relations with the continent.”
China is manipulating its currency to boost its export, US criticasters say. China sees an undervalued exchange rate as the right of a developing country, just like other did in the past, argues economic analyst Arthur Kroeber in the Voice of America.
Rising food prices are worrying China’s consumers, tells business analyst Shaun Rein in CNBC. Although he also discovered the women keep on shopping for now, although their buying habits changed dramatically.
China has 270 billionaires, tells Hurun founder Rupert Hoogewerf in the Want China Times, more than the US, although the Hurun Rich list 2011 does not give all their names.
Europe and the US might be bracing for another economic hit, but economic analyst Arthur Kroeber explains in The Financial Times why he expects China to continue growing – in stead of crashing like others predict.