The key takeaways from the 2015 Lianghui, the two annual meetings that set the agenda for the Chinese economy.
Author and researcher Leta Hong Fincher on the confounding phenomenon of women forfeiting their property wealth in China.
Land sales contribute significantly to local government financing in China as well as provincial GDP targets. But this is both unsustainable and problematic. A look at the situation and the kind of reform that needs to kick in. Last month, China launched a national audit of the “land-transferring fees” collected by local governments in the […]
The aging population in China needs a housing solution. So what’s stopping the industry from booming? Since the beginning of 2014, Jim Biggs has been living in a brand-new residential facility for senior citizens with dementia. He’s just 54 years old, and has no problem with his memory. Biggs, the managing director of Honghui Senior […]
The week that was: Premier Li Keqiang shakes hands with the Queen, RMB gains more tradability , and some facts about the over-exaggerated Chinese property bubble. Li Keqiang Goes Shopping in the UK Following President Xi Jinping’s visit to Europe in March, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited the UK and Greece this week, taking with him contracts […]
The Summer 2014 issue of CKGSB Knowledge is out! It has articles and interviews like: COVER STORY: The Business of Urbanization: The government is preparing to throw billions into urbanizing China, but has it thought through the hardware challenges? CHINA BY NUMBERS: From the most popular apps to Chinaʼs metal imports. The numbers that matter. SNAPSHOT: Outbound Tourism: Where are […]
The week that was: China GDP growth falls to 7.4%; government may ease controls on housing market; and Tencent to bring popular game Candy Crush to WeChat. China’s growth falls short of the target China’s first quarter GDP growth is not so glamorous—in fact, the 7.4% rate is an 18-month low, according to The Wall Street […]
Real estate has been a major contributing factor for China’s GDP within the past few years. However, it is believed that the government’s recent statement about continuing to “stabilize” property prices may drive some people away from consumption, which would be the opposite effect the government is hoping for. Given that China’s export-driven economy has […]