Yu Yongding Former President, China Society of World Economics
Nov 08 , 2019
China’s GDP growth may still be strong by global standards, but the annualized rate of 6% in the third quarter of 2019 is the lowest the country has recorded since 1992. In fact, China’s GDP growth has been slowing steadily since the first quarter of 2010, when it exceeded 12%, year on year. This downward trend is riskier than many observers seem to realize.
He Weiwen Senior Fellow, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies
Oct 25 , 2019
If current negative global trends continue, China is likely to step up efforts to keep growth above the line. It will continue to serve as the largest contributor to global output in any event.
Jul 15 , 2019
Gross domestic product growth weakened to lowest since 1990s. Factory output, retail sales beat expectations in June.
Lawrence Lau Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics, CUHK
May 24 , 2019
While the trade war clearly hurts China more than the US, in both absolute and relative terms, data and historical experience show that these losses are manageable for the Chinese economy.
Mar 07 , 2019
Beijing statisticians ‘do not have capacity’ to correct inflated local figures
Guo Dong Director of the Earth Institute China Initiative, Columbia University
Feb 12 , 2018
Unless we achieve a set of commonly agreed upon indicators to measure sustainability or what is high quality, and be able to compare the performance of cities and provinces based upon it, the chance to successfully implement any sustainable policy vision and hold policymakers accountable is grim.
Jan 18 , 2018
China’s economy grew 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 from a year earlier, official data showed on Thursday, above expectations and unchanged from the previous quarter’s growth.
Niu Tiehang Senior Fellow, CCIEE
Jan 16 , 2018
The bright side of 2018 is the continuation of Chinese innovation-led new economy. We will see it lead Chinese economic structural change further to new heights.
Patrick Mendis Visiting Professor of Global Affairs, National Chengchi University
Joey Wang Defense Analyst
Jan 12 , 2018
While many countries along the Belt and Road are in desperate need of large-scale infrastructure investment, they must wake up to the fact that what appears to be Chinese largesse must be subjected to much greater scrutiny.
Jan 11 , 2018
China’s Premier Li Keqiang said the world’s second-biggest economy is expected to have grown around 6.9 percent last year, the official Xinhua news agency reported, accelerating from a 26-year low in 2016.