Jinghan Zeng Senior Lecturer, Royal Holloway University of London
Jul 19 , 2017
There are many uncertainties about China’s upcoming 19th Party Congress. It is too early and risky to make any bold predictions (even the date of the Congress is not confirmed), but there is still interesting speculation about the potential rule changes in age and term limits, the impacts of Guo Wengui’s allegations against Wang Qishan, and the spectre of Xi Jinping serving a third term.
Sam Beatson a Senior Economic Analyst
Jul 17 , 2017
Trade relations with an expanding and increasingly outward facing China have placed foreign leaders in a position whereby public engagement with China on investment and trade issues can create a perception of either pragmatic collaboration for mutual strategic and economic benefit at best or collusion and corruption at worst.
Richard Weitz Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Jul 07 , 2017
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization achieved a major boost in momentum at last month’s Astana summit, but realizing its potential will require consistent leadership and resources over the coming year from the Chinese presidency.
Yu Yongding Former President, China Society of World Economics
Jul 06 , 2017
In an ideal world, China’s government could respond by stimulating household consumption. But, in the absence of further reforms in areas like social security, growth in consumer spending is bound to be slow.
Chen Baoming Director of Institute of Comprehensive Development, Chinese Academy of Science and Technology for Development (CASTED)
Ding Minglei Assistant Research Fellow of Institute of Comprehensive Development, Chinese Academy of Science and Technology for Development (CASTED)
Jul 03 , 2017
Currently, the world economy is at a critical juncture as new drivers of growth take the place of old ones. Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed the challenges of downward economic cycle lies in supply-side structural reforms. Obviously, the new growth cycle must be built upon a new structure - one that features the extensive application of S&T innovation results.
Benn Steil Director of International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of The Battle of Bretton Woods
Emma Smith Analyst at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Jun 30 , 2017
The RMB’s fall against the dollar reflects the slowing of China’s debt-fueled economic growth and the accumulation of default risks. Chinese residents and companies are, not surprisingly, seeking new ways (legal and otherwise) to move money out of the country.
Lawrence Lau Professor of Economics, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Jun 27 , 2017
Moody's Investors Service recently downgraded China's sovereign credit rating, the first time since 1989, changing at the same time its outlook for the Chinese
Doug Bandow Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Jun 15 , 2017
China has an increasing opportunity to share global leadership. Unless the U.S. recognizes U.S.-China relations as a positive-sum game, China may eventually surpass the U.S. economically through global leadership and innovation.
Zhang Jun Professor, Fudan University
Jun 08 , 2017
Weak demand is dragging down China’s economic growth. While necessary to mitigate financial risk, will not resolve China’s monetary conundrum, much less protect China’s economy from the consequences of a financial crisis in the long run.
Andrew Sheng President of the Fung Global Institute
Xiao Geng From Fung Global Institute
Jun 06 , 2017
July 1, 2017, will mark the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, after more than a century of British colonial rule. It comes at a moment when China’s leaders are increasingly promoting Hong Kong’s unique role in advancing the country’s economic development.