Dan Steinbock, Founder, Difference Group
Feb 11, 2019
In the postwar era, the multilateral development banks were created to facilitate global trade. Today, they are ‘America First’ targets.
Jan 15, 2018
China should be willing to loosen trade and investment restrictions if it seeks to play a leading role in globalization, International Monetary Fund First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton said.
Amy Zhao, M.A. Student, NYU Washington Square
Dec 20, 2017
China’s foreign business policy was carried out in a double track strategy: embracing globalization, while enhancing protectionism. This was key in order to develop China’s strength in certain industries— especially those that are already well-developed in western countries— in a less-competitive environment.
Sourabh Gupta, Senior Fellow, Institute for China-America Studies
Oct 31, 2016
The current international monetary order is failing to provide the necessary tools to cope with episodes of capital flow volatility. In the short term, the BRICS countries should step in and take steps to address this issue. In the long run, they should seek to reform the monetary system and promote international financial stability.
Jun 14, 2016
China’s near-term economic outlook is being buoyed by policy support even as its medium-term prospects become more uncertain because of rapidly rising credit, excess industrial capacity and financial sector risks, the International Monetary Fund said.
Apr 01, 2016
China’s central bank Governor Zhou Xiaochuan said the government will make efforts to expand the use of the International Monetary Fund’s basket of reserve currencies in its domestic economy.
Dec 01, 2015
The International Monetary Fund on Monday is adding the Chinese yuan to the basket of elite currencies comprising its lending reserve, marking a milestone in the country’s ascendancy as a global economic power.
Gong Ting, Research Fellow, China Institute of International Studies
Jul 14, 2015
The key legal framework for the China-initiated regional multilateral institution – the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) – was inked by representatives of the bank’s 57 founding members in Beijing last Monday. For China and the U.S., the AIIB is not about win-lose. A win-win result can be achieved if both sides are more open-minded.
Yi Xianrong, Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Jun 25, 2015
SDR inclusion will mean an endorsement of the renminbi as an international reserve currency, and at the same time, the Chinese government will have the power and capacity to steer and manage the renminbi exchange rate.
Zhang Monan, Senior Fellow, China Center for International Economic Exchanges
May 13, 2015
AIIB is redefining global relationships in finance, in an attempt to break through the profit-driven nature of capital and meet more needs for infrastructure investment, writes Zhang Monan.