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.
| Jan. 8 2015
Busted! China’s Real Estate Bubble and Other China Myths
Carnegie Endowment’s Yukon Huang offers a new perspective and demystifies some popular notions about China, such as fears about.
| Nov. 4 2014
China Roundup: Chinese economy grows by 7.3% (only) and Tesla turns to Tmall
This week, all eyes were on the Chinese economy growth figures, the lowest since 2009; and and Tesla stunned company.
| Oct. 24 2014
The Role of Land Sales in Local Government Financing in China
Land sales contribute significantly to local government financing in China as well as provincial GDP targets. But this is both.
| Sep. 3 2014
China Roundup: China Industrial Production Slows and the Alibaba-Alipay Relationship Restructured
This week, China industrial production figures revealed a slower growth from last year; Lenovo and Tencent reported profits while sportswear.
| Aug. 15 2014
China Roundup: China PMI index up; raids on Microsoft and Alibaba invests in Kabam
This week, China PMI index (Purchasing Managers Index) showed a slight improvement as did the Shanghai Composite Index; Microsoft likely.
| Aug. 1 2014
China Roundup: Qihoo 360 Launches a VC Fund; China’s Trade Numbers Improve; and Electric Cars to Get Cheaper
The week that was: Qihoo 360 heads to Silicon Valley to fund start-ups; CCTV’s latest smear campaign.
| Jul. 11 2014
Of Risks and a Global Economic Recovery
Philippe Legrain, economist and author of Aftershock and European Spring, on the global economic recovery and the risks that could.
| Jun. 3 2014
China Roundup: China GDP Growth at 18-Month Low; Weibo’s IPO; and Candy Crush on WeChat
The week that was: China GDP growth falls to 7.4%; government may ease controls on housing market; and Tencent.
| Apr. 18 2014