Stephen Roach, Faculty Member, Yale University
May 01, 2013
At 7.7%, China’s annual GDP growth in the first quarter of this year was slower than many expected. While the data were hardly devastating relative to a cons
Joshua Kurlantzick, Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Apr 29, 2013
In the wake of the global economic crisis, and the dissatisfaction with democracy in many developing nations, leaders in Asia, Africa, and Latin America are studying the Chinese model far more closely.
Apr 24, 2013
Loan growth in China’s shadow-banking system has surged in recent months, but Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng warn that without proper financial reforms this unregulated system could put the nation’s sustained growth at risk, threatening economic stability.
Liu Junhong, Researcher, Chinese Institute of Contemporary Int'l Relations
Apr 17, 2013
The Boao Forum for Asia in China serves to promote regional economic ties between China and its neighbors. Following this year’s conference, attendees hope the spirit of the Boao Forum will lead to greater cooperation amongst Asian nations.
Zhang Monan, Deputy Director of Institute of American and European Studies, CCIEE
Apr 16, 2013
Zhang Monan writes that the global economic system is shifting, and China must seize the strategic opportunities with a new line of thought by working hard to avoid any weakening of its development, seizing new opportunities and creating new advantages.
Yu Yongding, Former President, China Society of World Economics
Apr 04, 2013
The People's Bank of China has been pursuing capital-account liberalization at an increasing rate since 2009. But Chinese policymakers should recognize the significant risks inherent in relaxing capital controls – risks that imply the need for a more cautious approach.
Ding Yifan, China Forum Expert and Deputy Director of China Development Research Center
Mar 30, 2013
According to Chinese news reports, urbanization could add 400 million more people to the current Chinese urban population in the next decade. Ding Yifan writes that this will objectively promote the further liberalization of China's domestic capital markets, driven by comprehensive reform.
Dan Steinbock, Founder, Difference Group
Mar 28, 2013
As the large emerging economies met at this year’s BRICS Summit in Durban, South Africa, they focused on proposals for a BRICS development bank and the future of the global economy in an attempt to counter reduced growth prospects.
Damien Ma, Fellow, Paulson Institute
Mar 27, 2013
What has emerged from the 2013 National People’s Congress was far different in tone from the usual emphasis on the growth imperative, writes Damien Ma.
Jaswant Singh, Former Indian Finance Minister
Mar 23, 2013
At this month's BRICS summit in Durban, the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa will set ambitious goals. But, given the obstacles to cooperation – from mutual distrust to disparate interests – that exist among them, they are more likely to achieve their goals individually.