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Putting the brakes on China?s slowdown

Putting the brakes on China?s slowdown

Author: Yu Yongding, CASS China?s economic performance in 2018 was rather disappointing. According to official statistics, the country?s growth rate during the year was 6.6 per cent, the lowest since 1991. The real situation was probably even worse. Two engines have driven the Chinese economy for decades: fixed asset investment […]

ASEAN and China struggle to buckle the belt and road

ASEAN and China struggle to buckle the belt and road

Author: Phidel Vineles, RSIS China?s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) continues to draw criticism and disapproval. Its sceptics brand it as China?s Marshall Plan or as a ?neo-imperial project?. To ensure the initiative?s success, China should heed some of these concerns and take steps to improve the implementation of […]

Should Beijing prop up stock markets to combat its slowest economic growth since 1990?

Should Beijing prop up stock markets to combat its slowest economic growth since 1990?

China?s faltering stock markets, compounded by an economy that is growing at its slowest pace since 1990, have incited a heated debate among think tanks and analysts on whether Beijing should step in to help shore up investor confidence. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ? the world?s worst performer among […]

Consumption remains engine and driving force for China?s growth, Alibaba CEO says

Consumption remains engine and driving force for China?s growth, Alibaba CEO says

China?s consumption remains strong compared with other countries, driven by a growing and increasingly affluent middle class and the power of the internet to help improve the lives of rural residents, according to Alibaba Group Holding chief executive Daniel Zhang Yong. ?China has many opportunities, but it is also facing […]

Head of China?s securities watchdog Liu Shiyu replaced by top banker

Head of China?s securities watchdog Liu Shiyu replaced by top banker

The chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, Liu Shiyu, has been replaced by the boss of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), state media reported on Saturday. Liu has been given a new position as deputy party secretary of the All-China Federation of Supply and Marketing Cooperatives, Xinhua […]