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China’s Tax Dilemma: Prioritize Efforts to Stimulate Growth or Control its Mounting Debt?

China’s economy seems to be slowing faster than the government would like, and US trade war tariffs are just.

by Colin Peebles Christensen | Jun. 28 2019

Chinese Economy Slowdown: The Real Worry is Debt

Slow growth in the Chinese economy will put pressure on local governments’ ability to repay their debts.

by Major | Aug. 31 2015

The Chinese Economy Needs to Break Out of the Overcapacity Trap

China’s economic growth model has created a serious overcapacity problem that will continue to derail future growth unless tackled.

by Li Wei | Jul. 13 2015

Down at the Docks: A Look at China’s Imports

One of many economic indicators, China's imports continue to inch up, but only just.

by CKGSB Knowledge | Jun. 26 2015

China Roundup: Chinese Economy Data Dampens Spirits

This week, new data on the Chinese economy painted a bleak picture; the Shanghai Composite Index surged (again); and a.

by Major Tian | Apr. 16 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

China Roundup: In 2014 the China GDP figure hit a 24-year low

This week, all eyes were on the 2014 China GDP figure, which at 7.4% was lower than the target.

by Major | Jan. 22 2015

Who will Be the Next Superpower?

History shows that the world goes through cycles that repeat themselves. And from these cycles emerges the next superpower.

by Neelima Mahajan | Jan. 12 2015

China Roundup: Robust Growth in China’s Exports and Imports and Alipay Gets a Makeover

This week, China’s exports and imports data showed robust growth despite forecasts that were less rosy; and Alibaba’s.

by Major Tian | Oct. 17 2014

Should the West be Afraid of China’s State Capitalism?

The popular notion is that state-owned enterprises are very powerful in China. To what extent is that true? Are.

by Major Tian | Oct. 15 2014

Business Lessons from the Football World Cup Champions

Why the Germans, winners of the 2014 football World Cup, are so good at the other game the world cares.

by Bennett Voyles | Sep. 16 2014

China Roundup: China’s Economy May Need a Boost and Alibaba Triples Profits Ahead of IPO

This week, we contemplate whether China’s economy needs another stimulus given that the state of various economic indicators.

by Major Tian | Aug. 29 2014

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