Dec 13, 2013
Renowned business commentators Shi Mingshen and Li Zhenyu weigh in on the biggest bright spot of China's economic reform pledges and its significant, wide-ranging implications.
Chen Qun, Former VP, China Law Press
Dec 09, 2013
China’s recent decision to eliminate the process of reeducation-through-labor will not be an easy process but demonstrates the government’s dedication to form a system of consistent legal mechanisms. The arrangement, which has existed since the 1950s faced issues of inconsistent legislation and execution along with the opportunity for political leverage.
Li Yanliang, Assistant Research Fellow, SIIS
Dec 06, 2013
The reform measures set forth at China’s recent Third Plenum will push the country’s leadership to pursue bilateral trade agreements and hard power capabilities will continue to be a top priority as consolidation of the foreign-policy making process is causing a polarization in China’s classification of “friends” and “enemies”.
Steven Hill, Senior Fellow, FairVote
Nov 29, 2013
Steven Hill writes that few of the proposals from the Third Plenum really grapple with the profound contradictions of China's economy today.
Wang Feng, Professor, University of California
Nov 27, 2013
The Chinese government announced that it will ease restrictions on the number of children couples can have.
Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow, Yale University
Nov 27, 2013
Changes suggested by the Third Plenum could be useful for America’s ailing economy.
Zhang Monan, Deputy Director of Institute of American and European Studies, CCIEE
Nov 25, 2013
With significant reform measures clarified on the Party's Third Plenum for such important sectors as fiscal and finance systems and State-owned enterprises, there are few direct mentions or words about urbanization. However, if reading between the lines, a major shift in the development of urbanization is too apparent to ignore, writes Zhang Monan.
Qin Xiaoying, Research Scholar, China Foundation For Int'l and Strategic Studies
Nov 22, 2013
Chinese Party Third Plenum’s commitment to reforms in the political, economic, cultural, social and environmental fields has won popular supports among the Chinese people, writes Qin Xiaoying.
Li Luosha, Research Fellow, China Center of Int'l Economic Exchanges
Nov 20, 2013
With a new stage of reforms beginning, it is important for China to look outside its borders for economic reform. China aims to build a new major-power relationship with the U.S. and doing this should involve joining the TPP and other FTAs. Joining such agreements would bring a variety of benefits to the world’s second-largest economy.
Yi Xianrong, Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Nov 19, 2013
If government power cannot be effectively restrained and supervised, the decisive role of the market in resource distribution will be undermined, writes Yi Xianrong.