Chen Lu Assistant Fellow, Institute of World Economic Studies, CICIR
Nov 12 , 2020
As the United States repeatedly weighs in to block reasonable reforms and interfere with long-standing, consensus-based processes, China is on another track. It knows that reforms are needed and is working constructively to realize them.
Joel A. Gallo CEO, Columbia China League Business Advisory Co.
Nov 10 , 2020
The People’s Bank of China is pressing forward with a digital yuan, which leaves China’s digital currency plans significantly ahead of western nations’. While the U.S dollar has dominated global trade since WWII, the yuan, whether digital or analog, will have a leading role in challenging the hegemony of the dollar.
Stephen Roach Faculty Member, Yale University
Nov 03 , 2020
Just as China led the world in economic recovery in the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008, it is playing a similar role today. Its post-COVID rebound is gathering momentum amid a developed world that remains on shaky ground. Unfortunately, this is a bitter pill for many to swallow – especially in the United States, where demonization of China has reached epic proportions.
Ben Reynolds Writer and Foreign Policy Analyst in New York
Aug 26 , 2020
Private businesses are taking on massive amounts of debt, kicking the can down the road for an extreme depression later on. What both China and America need is a program of unprecedented public investment.
Christopher A. McNally Professor of Political Economy, Chaminade University
Aug 19 , 2020
In the midst of a global economic slump, China is looking to expand its domestic markets. Not only might this keep China’s economy competitive, but it might also shed China’s “factory of the world” moniker, emerging as the most sophisticated global consumer market.
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
Aug 03 , 2020
By disrupting the world’s interconnected economic, social, and geopolitical spheres, the COVID-19 crisis has exposed just how fragile and inequitable the institutions that govern them really are. It has also highlighted how difficult it is to address systemic fragility and inequity amid escalating national-security threats.
He Weiwen Senior Fellow, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies
Jul 29 , 2020
The V-shapes economic recovery is likely to continue and make a positive contribution to the world. Even with all the negative talk of decoupling, investment from the U.S. is increasing substantially.
He Yafei Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
Jun 10 , 2020
The outbreak of the coronavirus has changed some fundamental things in the world order. Post-pandemic global governance will likely feature significant fragmentation. And it could unfold in a variety of ways.
Dan Steinbock Founder, Difference Group
Jun 05 , 2020
The disastrous failure of the Trump administration to contain COVID-19 will result in catastrophic 2nd quarter results. So, Trump is targeting China as the scapegoat while risking his re-election on domestic unrest, fatal geopolitics, and a global depression.
Qiu Yuanping Member of the Standing Committee, CPPCC National Committee
Jun 05 , 2020
Whether the world economy recovers or declines in the coming year will depend upon a number of complex interlocking factors. Unlike SARS, the COVID-19 pandemic endangers the security of the real economy and increases worries.