There are stark regional disparities between the inland and the coastal regions in China. Can the less-developed regions ever catch up with the coast?
CKGSB’s Business Sentiment Index shows that China’s industrial economy hasn’t improved over the last quarter. Rather it has contracted slightly.
Early indications show that the Chinese government’s efforts to prop up the economy might be able to steer clear of the risks of the 2009 economic stimulus
The CKGSB Business Conditions Index shows that companies are expecting the Chinese economy to encounter some difficulties in the coming six months.
The government has finally issued guidelines to regulate China’s internet finance industry, but the devil may lie in the yet-to-come details.
One of many economic indicators, China’s imports continue to inch up, but only just.
With the Made in China 2025 plan, the government is trying to give the manufacturing sector a major boost. A look at the sectors that will get a fillip.
CKGSB’s Business Sentiment Index shows that China’s industrial economy has finally stabilized after a year of contraction.
This week, trading on the Shanghai Stock Exchange exceeded RMB 1 trillion causing a major software glitch; China’s factory activity slowed (again); and Visa and MasterCard finally got a level playing field.
Changing the Chinese social structure may save the country from the proverbial ‘middle-income trap’, says Salvatore Babones, an expert on China’s political economy.