Category Archives: economy

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…

Helen Wang joins China Speakers Bureau

Helen Wang by Fantake via Flickr Author and consultant Helen Wang has joined the China Speakers Bureau. Born in Hangzhou and since twenty years living in the US, she has…

Taking off the gloves for a bearish Andy Xie – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Is there a bubble in China’s real estate. Yes says independent analyst Andy Xie, but our Shaun Rein takes on that assumption. When 60…

Chinese women, the new spending force

Changing families values Chinese women are becoming a new force in domestic consumption as they command half of the household budget, writes Newsweek, who tapped into the brains of Tom…

Economy: picking up or double dip – newsletter

William Bao Bean by Fantake via Flickr The China Speakers Bureau Newsletter for August 2010 is out and we wonder what economies are picking up and who is going for…

All is not yet well for China’s economy – Wang Jianmao

Wang Jianmao¬†Fantake via Flickr Economic growth seems to be on track and China has passed Japan as the second largest economy in the world, still stiff measures from the government…

Focus on quality growth – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeber by Fantake via Flickr China should focus more on the quality of its economic growth and less on the quantity, says economic analyst Arthur Kroeber in ABS-CBN news,…

The China blame game – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein Fantake via Flickr Shaun Rein addresses, after the country got wrongly accused last Friday of blocking all of Google’s services, the China blame game many Western media play at…

Saving no longer tops China’s agenda – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Saving tops no longer the agenda of China’s consumers as new generations kick in and see their disposable income grow, tells Shaun Rein Chinese…

Take care when investing in China – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein    by Fantake via Flickr While mostly optimistic about China’s economic future, Shaun Rein warns in Forbes against too lighthearted investments in China’s companies, even when they are…