Author Archives: Alden Schade

Bankruptcy and a Shifting Focus

The Chinese government has long supported growth in heavy industry with subsidies and other incentives. But now, as the economy looks to balance towards a more diverse mix of industry and services, the government is doing more to aid the … Continue reading

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On Chinese Aluminum Capacity Growth

A major complaint frequently lodged against Chinese industry, frequently by US politicians or media outlets, relates to state-subsidized industrial production that allows Chinese producers to sell below cost in international markets. Most recently these complaints are focused on the aluminum … Continue reading

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