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Two Reasons for Changing the RMB Exchange Rate

After the Renminbi depreciated for five consecutive months, the market has again seen signs of a pick-up. Some analysts believe the unusual change in RMB exchange rate means the RMB has stopped depreciating and begun returning onto the track of appreciation.


Promoting Exchange Rate Reform

The RMB exchange rate should gradually reform with less government interference, writes Yi Xianrong.


The RMB Exchange Rate and Sino-US Ties

In the future, Americans may not worry about the Yuan being undervalued, but will rather worry that a rapidly appreciated Yuan may erode the dollar’s supremacy and thus share the benefits enjoyed by the traditional international reserve currency, writes Ding Yifan.


Prospects for 2013 Chinese Economy: Faster GDP Growth

Thanks to the central government’s stabilization policies, Chinese enterprises have accelerated production to make up the inventory rather than slowing down production to digest the inventory. The macroeconomic operation will continue the rising trend and China’s GDP growth in 2013 may be faster than 2012.


Trade Surplus Has No Substantive Linkage to Exchange Rate

Trade Surplus Has No Substantive Linkage to Exchange Rate

While avoiding the label of “currency manipulator,” China’s currency, the renminbi, continues to face criticism by the US Treasury Department for being “significantly undervalued.” Now, an analysis of global trade data seeks to end the correlation between trade surplus and currency exchange rates.


Is China Ready for RMB Globalization?

Is China Ready for RMB Globalization?

Recently, there has been an increasing call from the global sphere for the Chinese government to faster globalization of the RMB, since stronger economic growth in China can also help pull the rest of the world out of its current financial slump. The next question comes to whether China is ready for the challenge in next five to ten years.

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