China’s rebalancing act
Robert Wihtol, former Asian Development Bank country director for China, explains to John West some of the challenges the country faces in the necessary rebalancing of its economic growth model.
One belt, one road, and the Chinese dream
China's "one belt, one road" initiative threatens an upheaval in the international system, according to David Arase from the Hopkins-Nanjing Center at China's Nanjing University, writes John West.
China’s productivity challenge
China needs a genuine open market economy to reignite its productivity genie, argues John West.
Stemming China's capital exodus
China should implement capital controls to stem capital outflows argues ITO Hiroyuki.
China's urban apartheid
China's hukou system, which discriminates heavily against rural migrants to the city, should be abolished as soon as practicable, argues John West.
China facing the exchange rate policy dilemma
China has entered the trilemma of open macroeconomic policy — independent monetary policy, capital mobility, and a fixed exchange rate cannot be achieved simultaneously, argues Yuqing Xing.
Labor unrest in China
China could well become the "epicenter of global labor unrest", writes John West.
China’s Struggling Middle Class Deserves Better
“There should be no circuit breaker for policy reform”, write Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
Chinese art at Royal Ontario Museum
Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) plays host to Made in China: Cultural Encounters Through Export Art from September 5, 2015 to August 2016.
China and the ICT global value chain
Seamus Grimes has shared with us some recent work on China’s increasing participation in the ICT global value chain.
Looming Trouble in the Taiwan Straits
Trouble looms in the Taiwan Strait with the expected victory of a candidate from the pro-independence party in the upcoming Taiwanese presidential elections, writes John West.
Britain's Nuclear Nanking: Kowtowing to China
Julian Lindley-French on Britain's Nuclear Nanking: Kowtowing to China.
China flows into London
There are seven reasons why the UK is courting Beijing, writes OMFIF's David Marsh.
After China Slowdown what’s next?
What are the energy, environmental, and financial aspects of China's expected slowdown, was the topic a recent speech by Tom O’Sullivan of Mathyos Japan.
China's two-child policy
The Chinese government has just announced that its one-child policy will be transformed into a "two-child policy". But this is a case of too little/too late says John West.
Who Will Make the Future?
Who will make the future? asks Professor Julian Lindley-French.
Hong Kong: resiliency and risk
Hong Kong's economy has shown remarkable resiliency over the past year, but still faces many risks, writes John West.
China’s political predicament
Turmoil in China. Sudden exchange rate devaluation. Shanghai stock exchange meltdown. Factory explosion in Tianjin. Massive capital flight. Is the infallible Chinese government losing its touch?
Africa and China -- a blossoming partnership
Africa’s economic prospects are better now than they have been over the past half century, thanks to a blossoming partnership with China and other Asian countries writes John West.
Viva Tel Aviv
... how the Israeli city's start-up culture is winning admirers.
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