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Will China Be the First Country to Phase Out Cash?

by Liu Sha | Oct. 11 2017

Today, many young Chinese believe they could be the first to stop using cash.

Currency Reform: Float of the RMB

by Tom Nunlist | Aug. 9 2017

The consequences of China’s currency controls are complex, and the road to achieving a more open currency difficult.

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China Roundup: The Chinese Economy Posts Weak Numbers

This week, various economic indicators released on the Chinese economy showed slower growth and Alibaba invested in Snapchat.

by Major | Mar. 13 2015

China Data: A Milestone for RMB Internationalization

Essential numbers on China: from the RMB internationalization to the contraction in the luxury market, growth in e-commerce transaction.

by CKGSB Knowledge | Mar. 9 2015

China’s Industrial Slump Eases, No Hard Landing

Is there a quick fix for the Chinese economy? China’s industrial sector is still struggling against strong headwinds, but.

by Major | Feb. 13 2015

China Roundup: Alibaba Invests in Smartphone Brand Meizu

This week, Qualcomm got a rap on its knuckles and a $975 million fine; Alibaba invested in smartphone brand Meizu.

by Major | Feb. 12 2015

Is There a Start-Up Bubble in China?

Venture capitalists are pouring billions into start-ups and valuations are high. Are these signs of a bubble in China.

by Major | Feb. 10 2015

What’s Next for the Variable Interest Entity Structure?

China is revising the laws that govern the variable interest entity, a complicated structure used by many companies to bypass.

by Major | Feb. 5 2015

China Roundup: What’s Behind China’s Required Reserve Ratio Cut?

This week, China’s central bank finally bit the bullet and cut the required reserve ratio by 50 basis points.

by Major | Feb. 5 2015

China Roundup: Dumped! Shanghai’s GDP Growth Target

This week, Shanghai brought the annual practice of fixing GDP growth targets into sharp focus by simply abandoning it; Alibaba.

by Major Tian | Jan. 29 2015

Has the Shanghai Free Trade Zone Lived Up to Its Promise?

A year on from its debut, we examine the hits and the misses of the much-touted Shanghai Free Trade.

by Hudson Lockett | Jan. 20 2015

Is There a Chinese Silicon Valley?

As China seeks to innovate and upgrade its economy, has it developed any region that can definitively be called the.

by Chris Russell | Jan. 19 2015

When your Bank Interest is a Basketful of Vegetables

CKGSB professor Brian Viard on why Chinese banks are resorting to paying bank interest through Mercedes Benz cars, iPhones and.

by Brian Viard | Jan. 13 2015

China Roundup: Is the Chinese Economy Rebalancing?

Tencent launched China’s first private bank, local governments vowed to crack down on ride-hailing apps, and with China.

by Major | Jan. 8 2015

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