George Koo Board Member, New America Media
Jul 18 , 2013
What should have been a simple win-win deal is becoming a lot more complicated thanks to Congressional review, writes George Koo. The humble bacon has suddenly risen to become an ominous threat capable of imperiling the security of the United States.
Qian Liwei Researcher, China Institutes of Contemporary Int'l Relations
Jul 17 , 2013
The road to a successful BIT will no doubt be full of political uncertainties and economic bargains in the foreseeable future, but mutual openness of market and investment is allowing a new field of cooperation between China and U.S., writes Qian Liwei.
Jul 17 , 2013
China's GDP growth in recent decades has been impressive, but also, as former Premier Wen Jiabao put it, "unstable, unbalanced, uncoordinated, and unsustainable." With growth slowing, China must now adopt a more sustainable model that focuses less on GDP and more on fostering innovation and competition.
Zhang Monan Senior Fellow, China International Economic Exchanges Center
Jul 13 , 2013
In the coming years, China’s government will have to confront significant challenges to achieve stable, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth. But, with mounting fiscal and financial risks threatening to derail its efforts, policymakers must act quickly to design and implement prudent, forward-looking policies.
He Weiwen Senior Fellow, Center for China and Globalization
Jul 09 , 2013
As financial markets adjust to the end of quantitative easing and the “Bernanke shock,” He Weiwen explains that China must also reform and end its dependence on liquidity supplies. As major economies make revisions, economic adjustments must be made with global markets in mind.
Minxin Pei Professor, Claremont McKenna College
Jul 09 , 2013
The fifth meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) is approaching quickly. While the first four S&ED meetings were relatively unproductive, there is hope that this meeting may be different, as the economic situation along with other aspects of the strategic bilateral relationship between the two nations have changed in recent months.
Ding Yifan Deputy Director, China Development Research Center
Jul 03 , 2013
As time progresses, regional trade agreements have grown in number. Although these agreements are effective and beneficial to those nations involved, they cannot and should not replace the global "free-trade" framework.
Zhang Jun Professor, Fudan University
Jul 02 , 2013
Everyone is talking about China’s economic slowdown, writes Zhang Jun. But, as Premier Li Keqiang seems to recognize, this trend could actually be beneficial, spurring the structural reforms that China needs.
Yi Xianrong Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Jun 29 , 2013
Although China’s economic growth continues to slow, with economic data coming well below market expectations, Yi Xianrong explains that the People’s Bank of China will not rush to endorse quantitative easing.
Stephen Roach Faculty Member, Yale University
Jun 28 , 2013
The Federal Reserve and the People’s Bank of China are on the same path to policy normalization, but for very different reasons, writes Stephen Roach.