Zhou Yijun, Researcher, Shanghai Institute for Int'l Studies
Peng Jianming, Ph.D. Zhou Yijun is Research Fellow of Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS)
Jul 21, 2015
Chinese auto industry is turning the corner on innovation despite ongoing critique about “lookalike” cars.
Xu Shaoshi, Chairman, National Development and Reform Commission
Jul 15, 2015
Enjoying great potential and elasticity, the Chinese economy has enough leeway to cope with various changes and challenges, and its general trend of steady growth -- pushing the global economy towards recovery -- remains unchanged.
Yi Xianrong, Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Jul 14, 2015
Despite the recent unprecedented slump in the stock market, the Chinese government’s strategy in developing the equity market has not changed, and Beijing will continue to foster a healthy development of the stock market through market-oriented reform policies. That means the surging trend in the Chinese stock market will continue in the second half of the year.
Xu Hongcai, Deputy Director, Economic Policy Commission
Jul 10, 2015
The A-share market has been undergoing an unprecedented plunge since mid-June, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index having declined about 30% and the capitalization of listed companies having shrunk by about 20 trillion yuan (about $3.23 trillion).
Joel Backaler, Associate Vice President, Frontier Strategy Group
Jul 09, 2015
The rapid development of China-U.S. e-commerce is challenging traditional assumptions about how international business is conducted, but there still is a lack of understanding among foreign brands and retailers about what cross-border e-commerce is and how they can leverage it to sell their products to Chinese consumers.
Zha Daojiong, Professor, Peking University
Jul 06, 2015
The past two years witnessed the Chinese leadership enunciating a “Chinese Dream” visions for the nation and offering to share the prospects of prosperity and stability with the entire Asia Pacific region and beyond.
Dan Steinbock, Founder, Difference Group
Jun 24, 2015
Not so long ago, China’s A-share index lingered around 2,000. Before last week’s plunge, it closed at 5,200. In the short-term, the market will remain volatile, but just as China’s economy hasn’t emulated typical market fluctuations, its potential should prevail in the long term.
Dan Redford, President, Quantify China Associates
Jun 17, 2015
Historic gains in the Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share stock markets are causing some Western analysts to speculate that the growth is being driven by irrational behavior. There are both institutional and individual explanations for this over-confidence, which will need to monitored if the market contracts.
Stephen Roach, Faculty Member, Yale University
May 12, 2015
Financial engineering largely benefits the wealthiest class; monetary easing has failed to spur meaningful recovery in post-crisis economies, threatening to keep the global economy trapped in a continuous series of crises. As Chinese Premier Li Keqiang stressed, the answer is a commitment to structural reform – a strategic focus of China’s that, he noted, is not shared by others.