As recent numbers have indicated, China’s economic growth is slowing down from its boom days of the 1990’s. With the 1997 Asian financial crisis and 2008 global credit crisis behind us for the most part, the next question on everyone’s mind is what will drive growth in the future? In China’s case, its established manufacturing… Continue reading China’s Lower-Growth Model is Risky
China’s central government is notorious for its policy of censorship across media outlets. Recent issues have arisen between regulators and large firms such as Google, whose operational policies violated certain domestic censorship regulations. Apple has also come under fire from the central government. After 2 weeks of bashing by the government, the company finally issued… Continue reading China’s Censorship War
Wealth management products in China have been immensely popular in recent years. While the domestic stock market is notorious for being extremely volatile, even moribund investors have sought alternatives. Negative real interest rates have also been curtailing investment within the country. Despite the large demand in alternative investment products, Chinese markets dropped significantly Thursday following… Continue reading Alternative Investors Under Fire from Bank Regulators
China’s one child policy is perhaps one of its most reputable domestic policies. Recent changes in Beijing have undermined the system once designed to control population growth. The system has received significant criticism recently with accusations of force sterilization and abortions by local officials. With a population of 1 billion, growth is a major concern… Continue reading China’s One Child Policy
China’s aviation industry is experiencing high levels of growth, at rates higher than GDP growth. This is a relatively young industry in the country compared to more developed nations. With the removal of regulations in 1997, airlines have become more competitive, servicing more airports and routes than before. There are four major state run airlines: Air… Continue reading China’s Aviation Industry
With the recent talks of smog choking Beijing, not much attention is given to the causational factors behind the pollution. China’s economy is heavily coal dependent, with approximately 2/3 of its energy generated from coal or coal derivatives. Datong, a city several hundred kilometers to the west of Beijing is considered to be the coal… Continue reading China’s Coal Problem
China’s central bank controls international exchange rates on the global market. On Monday the bank set a record daily rate of 6.2695 RMB/USD, the highest [target] rate since May 2nd. With the RMB/USD rate allowed to fluctuate up to 1% during the trading day, intraday trading hit the highest level since the introduction of China’s… Continue reading Rising Yuan To Ease Inflation And Capital Outflow Concerns?