Category Archives: renminbi

Currency devaluation: a tricky way to fight the trade war – Victor Shih

Devaluating the Chinese Yuan can be an attractive, but also dangerous way for China to deal with the effect of the ongoing trade war, says financial and political analyst Victor Shih, author of Factions and Finance in China: Elite Conflict and Inflation to Reuters. ” It is likely that corruption is returning, which will undermine Chinese capital control measures.”

Demand fuels house prices – Rupert Hoogewerf

Demand for houses, both inside and outside China, fuels a strong spike in house prices, says the latest Hurun Global House Price Index 2017 Half-Year Report, set up by its chief researcher Rupert Hoogewerf. It is the first report taking the value of the Chinese Renminbi as a starting point, as most Chinese investors would do, Hoogewerf tells International Investment.

Currency floating looms if capital controls fail – Victor Shih

A strengthening US dollar since the election of US president-elect Donald Trump might increase the outflow pressure of the Renminbi, and China might first try more stricter measures to increase capital control, says financial specialist Victor Shih to Bloomberg. But if that fails, financial authorities might consider a more uncontrolled floating currency to get the market into balance.

China’s right to undervalue its exchange rate – Arthur Kroeber

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.

China is hiding, not solving its financial problems – Victor Shih

China bear Victor Shih explains Medill Reports from Chicago why China’s growing debts are getting out of hand, despite efforts by the financial authorities to act on the growing concerns. It’s a wash, he claims.

Inflation: China’s nightmare – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Shaun Rein addresses at CNBC China’s largest nightmare, inflation, as real estate prices and wages go up. But he remains optimistic about the country’s…

China: less of a miracle – Victor Shih

Victor Shih by Fantake via Flickr China’s three trillion US dollar of foreign reserves and other assets might look impressive, but when you withdraw the country’s debts and other liabilities,…

The looming curreny war – Andrew Leung

Image by Fantake via Flickr A currency war is looming with the US threatening to impose punitive tariff mechanisms which may trigger a global trade war, writes Andrew Leung at his…

American fear and anger towards China – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Shaun Rein is shocked by the American fear and anger towards China, including the misplaced rethoric against China’s currency, he reports in CNBC. “Many…

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…