Zhang Monan Senior Fellow, China International Economic Exchanges Center
Jun 06 , 2019
The China-US trade war is putting tremendous strain on the Chinese economy. But if policymakers act wisely, they can leverage this external pressure to expedite key reforms — restructuring China’s economy to emphasize innovation and thus move upstream in the global value chain, while expanding free trade agreements abroad.
Giulio Pugliese King’s College London, War Studies
Jun 03 , 2019
The latest escalation in US-China economic frictions points at worrisome trends. In the short run, US allies may benefit from US-China economic tensions, but serious dangers lie ahead.
Tian Feilong Associate Professor, the Law School of Beihang University
Apr 24 , 2019
Driven by anxiety over the success of China’s growth model, the US under Trump has sought to apply “maximum pressure” through its trade war. However, an eventual bargain will serve to cement China’s leadership role not only in economics, but also global governance.
Hua Xin PhD, CASS Graduate School
Feb 15 , 2018
The world has to prepare itself for a new monetary cycle following rising US interest rates.
Su Jingxiang Fellow, China Institutes for Contemporary International Relations
Feb 12 , 2018
The US has fallen into the hands of a wealthy predator class that controls the government.
Lu Chen Consultant, United Nations
Feb 08 , 2018
If effective policy measures can't be taken to contain it, the risks to the world economy caused by the escalation of protectionism could severely disturb the world in 2018.
Amy Zhao M.A. Student, NYU Washington Square
Feb 07 , 2018
It is clear from this year’s Davos conference that while America has shifted its attention from maintaining the world order to strengthening its domestic economics, China is making use of the “leadership vacuum” and trying to convince the world that it is qualified.
Niu Li Director of Macro-economy Studies, State Information Center
Aug 04 , 2017
Since the start of 2017, China’s economy has shown a stable recovery supported by the better-than-expected exports, high industrial reserves, and a hot property market. Even with financing difficulties and rising costs, it appears that China’s economy will continue to stabilize with improvement through the latter half of the year.
Kishore Mahbubani Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
Aug 03 , 2017
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which marks its 50th anniversary this month, comprises the world’s seventh-largest economy, on track to become the fourth largest by 2050. ASEAN’s approach may turn out to be the way of the future, enabling other fractious regions to develop sturdy bonds of cooperation.
Curtis S. Chin Former U.S. Ambassador to Asian Development Bank
Meera Kumar New York-based Asia analyst and communications consultant
Aug 01 , 2017
Enduring wage disparities and outdated and imbalanced tax structures are seen as contributors to growing inequality, where neither the U.S. nor China are immune. Business, government and civil society leaders must come together to ensure the quality of education is improved to meet the demands of a technology-driven knowledge economy.