China has one of the most archaic corporate tax systems in the world, from which the new value-added tax structure was supposed to provide much-needed...
China Burns Through Another $100 Billion in January, Here’s Why
The central bank of China probably regrets having released this one last data point before the Chinese New Year on Feb. 8. The celebrations could have... Read more
Unemployment: China’s Biggest Economic Woe
If you are looking for a single word to summarize China’s economic situation in the year just gone by, it is “unemployment.” The flood of... Read more
These 5 Hedge Fund Legends Are Betting Against China
Even Wall Street didn’t figure out that China hit a bit of a rough patch until early 2016. But some of the brightest minds in... Read more
Fed’s Fischer: China Issues Could Hurt US
Of course, he did not say it exactly like that. When Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations on Feb... Read more
China to Accelerate Steel Dumping in 2016
China’s steel producers, which account for around half of the global supply, saw their production drop in 2015 for the first time in a quarter... Read more
New Book Sets Record Straight on the Economic ‘Rise of China’
WASHINGTON—The commonly held view that China is a manufacturing juggernaut about to eclipse the United States and is taking away millions of jobs from Americans... Read more
IMF Increases Emerging Market Power, Doubles Capital Base
Watching the dealings of the International Monetary Fund can be rather dull. On Jan. 22 for example, it issued a press release called “IMF Statement... Read more
China or Soros: Who Is Right?
The falling yuan and slowing economy must be wearing on the Chinese regime. Otherwise, why would it publish a childish op-ed attacking billionaire investor George... Read more
China’s Central Bank Can’t Be Jack-of-All-Trades
In the new normal of investing, central banks run the economy. If growth slows down, the central bank will fix it. If the currency is too... Read more
New Data Shows How China’s Massive Carry Trade Is Unwinding
China’s currency and the capital outflows behind it have dominated headlines and market analysis in the last half year. One of the causes for the... Read more
Davos Is Still Bullish on China, But Why?
The crème de la crème of the world’s haute finance meet every year at The World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. The theme... Read more
Report Explains China’s Capital Outflows: It’s as Bad as You Expected
After some terrible data in January, the Chinese economy is out of the woods for the rest of the year. The Chinese lunar year that... Read more
CHINA SECURITY: What Can be Done to Stop Chinese Economic Theft?
With a hope to end the onslaught of Chinese cyberattacks on U.S. businesses, President Barack Obama announced a deal with the leader of the Chinese... Read more
The Odd Thing About China’s GDP Growth
The beauty about economics is that you can have one number and a myriad of different interpretations. Take China’s GDP growth for 2015 for example... Read more
Will China’s 2015 GDP Growth Be Lower Than 7PCT?
China enthusiasts and supporters of the Beijing Consensus have mainly cited two elements as a proof of China’s invincibility. The first is rapid GDP growth,... Read more
GM, Volvo Place Bet on Made-in-China Vehicles
The “Made in China” label has come to suggest products of inferior quality: cheap, disposable items that don’t last. Over the years, Chinese factories and... Read more