Tag Archives: Sara Hsu

Consumer spending, even more room for growth – Sara Hsu

Many growth indexes in China might point south, consumer spending is one of the few that might indicate government policies might be working, writes financial analyst Sara Hsu in the Diplomat. Americans still consume per capita 53 times more goods and services than Chinese, so there is much room to growth, she says.

A rocky road for multinationals amid China´s slowdown – Sara Hsu

China´s farewell to double-digit growth is causing multinational companies headaches, also in the services industry where China is heading to, writes financial analyst Sara Hsu in the Diplomat. Now the downturn seems manageable, but she sees a rocky way ahead.

The fallout of the China-Iran deal – Sara Hsu

The world should carefully watch the new ten-year trade deal of US$600 billion between Iran and China, writes Sara Hsu in the Diplomat. The two new kids at the block is likely to change the international power balance.

Fight against capital outflows delays reforms – Sara Hsu

China has faced a record outflow of capital since the end of 2015. Efforts to stop that outflow, maybe needed, delay severely the planned liberalization of the financial markets, writes financial analyst Sara Hsu in the Diplomat. “The rate of change is dissatisfying to those calling for reform.”

How China targets green development – Sara Hsu

China tries to target green development on every thinkable level. Financial analyst Sara Hsu gives in the Diplomat an overview, for example how finance for green targets are being organized by the Green Target Task Force.

What will China´s economy do in 2016? – Sara Hsu

Financial analyst Sara Hsu looks ahead in the Diplomat at 2016 and what the announced economic shift might mean for the country and the world. An overview of the current state of financial reforms in China.

Slowly China´s central bank will let the Renminbi float – Sara Hsu

Nothing is moving fast, but slowly China´s central bank PBOC will loosing its traditionally iron grip on its currency, writes financial analyst Sara Hsu in the Diplomat. Linking the Renminbi to a basket of currencies in stead of only the US dollar failed in the past, but might work out now.

Anti-corruption campaign hampers financial reforms – Sara Hsu

The anti-corruption campaign has hit China´s financial industry midships, and is now in the process of derailing the announced reforms, warns financial analyst Sara Hsu in the Diplomat, despite China´s inclusion into the IMF currency basket and the lifting of the deposit interest rate ceiling.

Is shadow banking in China dead? – Sara Hsu

For some time shadow banking emerged in China as a potentially dangerous tumor on its financial system, but seemed to have faded away when the real estate crisis hit the country. Financial analyst Sara Hsu has a thorough look at the current state of the industry in the Diplomat. Is shadow banking dead?

Who is hit by China´s economic slowdown? – Sara Hsu

China still has amazing growth figures, but not everybody is going to win the structural change the country is going through. Financial analyst Sara Hsu gives in the Diplomat an overview of the industries who relied on China´s double-digit growth an that will likely be hurt: commodities, real estate, import of goods and services.