Jeff Ng Continuum Economics’ Chief Economist, Asia
Jun 22 , 2018
In the past, restrictions on China’s ‘one-child policy’ had been a popular topic in the news, but in recent months, the focus has fallen on the consequences of this policy on the Chinese society and economy. How should President Xi’s government handle this demographic change?
Dinny McMahon Fellow at MacroPolo
May 31 , 2018
This century is supposed to be China’s century, the result of forty years of hard-won prosperity on the back of tough-minded reform and sacrifice. That still might happen, but the outcome rides heavily on whether a new generation of leaders are able to resurrect the magic of China’s economic exceptionalism.
Charlie Parton Associate fellow of The Royal United Services Institute
May 16 , 2018
To achieve its goal of becoming a leading global power by 2050, China must resolve its looming water shortage, writes Charlie Parton.
If China’s moves towards financial opening did not soften the U.S. administration’s stance toward China after President Trump’s visit last year, why would this year’s Boao Forum speech, containing mostly old ideas, be any different?
Fu Ying Vice Chair, NPC Foreign Affairs Committee
Apr 19 , 2018
The world has seen enough great power conflict.
Cheng Li Director, Brookings Institution
Gary Xie Student at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
Apr 18 , 2018
In April 2017, President Xi Jinping designated three counties in Hebei Province as the “Xiong’an New Area.” This special development area is crucial for Xi’s “new era” ¬–– and for his legacy. The success or failure of Xiong’an could affect his new vision for China’s development.
Gregory Kulacki China expert
Apr 12 , 2018
China's a lot less scary up close.
Andrew Sheng Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong
Xiao Geng President of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance
Mar 27 , 2018
The test is whether the Chinese system adapts to long-term challenges and contributes to national and global wellbeing, not whether it adheres to Western standards.
Zhong Wei Professor, Beijing Normal University
Mar 21 , 2018
Policy continuity is one of the main features of this year’s Government Work Report.