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Published in China News on 31.03.2020

China News: How COVID-19 affected global supply chains

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the business world in an unprecedented scale and speed. It has caused the closures of business, the stoppage of factory outputs, and the disruption to global manufacturing industries and their supply networks.

Published in China News on 14.08.2019

China News: China's Economic Outlook in Six Charts

China’s economic growth is moderating and is projected to be 6.2 percent in 2019. In its latest annual assessment of China’s economy, the IMF found the quality of growth had improved in three ways in 2018. First, the pace of debt accumulation had slowed. Second, the financial system is better regulated and supervised. Finally, the current account surplus is no longer excessive. But trade tensions cloud the outlook, and reforms need to deepen if this progress is to be continued.

Published in China News on 29.07.2019

China News: China's role in the Asian century of globalization

The re-emergence of Asia is among the most important shifts that will occur in our lifetimes. Next year, in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms, Asian economies will become larger than the rest of the world combined for the first time since the 19th century. Not only is Asia growing richer; as it becomes more integrated, it is also coalescing as a constructive force for global governance.

Published in China News on 12.01.2012

China News: An update on production costs on the Mainland

To some extent, the upward pressure on export prices is likely to persist in 2012. While weakening demand in overseas markets will translate into downward price pressure on Chinese exports, the continued rise in labour costs on the Chinese mainland, an unremitting revaluation of the RMB and the still-high prices of crude oil and certain… » read more