Category Archives: economy

How Ivory Coast dropped in wealth, compared to China – Howard French

Howard French by Fantake via Flickr When Howard French arrived in the 1980s arrived as a foreign correspondent in Ivory Coast it was doing much better than China, he reports…

Scary China bubble develops in the US – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Import into China is growing, the Renminbi might slight appreciate after the Christmas shopping is done and the government is addressing overheating in real…

No trade backlash against China – Shaun Rein

Image by Fantake via Flickr Is there a danger of a trade backlash from the US and Europe against China’s as both Western economy continue to lose momentum. That risk…

Defining China’s middle class – Helen Wang

Helen Wang by Fantake via Flickr In her newly released book The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You, Helen Wang…

Food price controls temporary – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Shaun Rein goes on air in CNBC to explain the confines of the recent food controls imposed by the Chinese authorities to control inflation….

Economy needs a slow-down for repairs – Wang Jianmao

CEIBS in Shanghai via Wikipedia China’s economy needs a slow-down to repair its engines, says CEIBS economist Wang Jianmao in IPSnews, to get its three engines fixed, consumption, investments and…

Next 5-year plan: a leaner and greener economy – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr China’s economy is going to be much leaner and greener, says Shaun Rein in CNBC, as the plans for the 12th five-year plan have…

China needs structural changes – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeber by Fantake via Flickr As China’s leadership gathers in Beijing to set its economic course for the coming five years, including its economic imbalance, Arthur Kroeber has a…

Why the bears are wrong on China – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeber Fantake via Flickr Negative sentiments are out on China in the West again, but economic analyst Arthur Kroeber explains in the Sinica Podcast, lead by Kaiser Kuo, why those bears are…

Bull Shaun Rein takes on bear Andy Xie at CNBC

Image by Getty Images via @daylife Is there a bubble in China waiting to burst, for example in real estate? No, says Shaun Rein to Andy Xie in a debate…