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.
Hua Xin, PhD, CASS Graduate School
Jan 05, 2018
How will the Republican tax bill affect America? It’s complicated.
Yu Yongding, Former President, China Society of World Economics
Jan 03, 2018
For the last decade or so, China’s economy has been on something of a roller coaster ride. As 2018 begins, is the country approaching a new ascent, a steep drop, or something in between?
Vasilis Trigkas, Visiting Assistant Professor, Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University
Dec 27, 2017
Despite, Trump’s claims, China is not a revisionist power. Diplomats on both sides should work hard to ensure Trump’s assertion will not become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow, Yale University
Dec 20, 2017
After years of post-crisis despair, the broad consensus of forecasters is now quite upbeat about prospects for the global economy in 2018. World GDP growth is viewed as increasingly strong, synchronous, and inflation-free. Exuberant financial markets could hardly ask for more.
Zhong Wei, Professor, Beijing Normal University
Dec 14, 2017
This is what China’s developmental path for the next 30 years will look like.
Dec 11, 2017
China-experts and international commentators have their eyes and ears set on an important year-end economic conference happening in Beijing over the next few weeks.
Ben Reynolds, Writer and Foreign Policy Analyst in New York
Nov 28, 2017
At the 19th Communist Party Congress, President Xi signaled a move away from the longstanding tradition of setting annual GDP growth targets. This shift reflects a necessary recognition of China’s transition away from the ultra-rapid growth rates of the previous three decades. However, this policy change may also signal a desire to minimize perverse incentives for local party officials to distort economic data and pursue otherwise-useless development projects to boost growth figures.
Mel Gurtov, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Portland State University
Nov 01, 2017
Trump may be destroying the power of America’s example, but that doesn’t mean countries are looking to China for leadership.