Category Archives: China

China’s young migrant workers – FT

Migrant workers make up nearly a fifth of the Chinese population and, with average wages of about $14 a day, they are at the upper end of middle class incomes in emerging markets. For more video content from the Financial … Continue reading

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Chart/Tweet of the Day: GDP as % World GDP

Hat tip Ian Bremmer, (click here if chart is not observable)  

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Who’s Exposed to China?

Good piece over at the FT’s beyondbrics blog on which emerging markets are exposed to China.   The table below looks at non-farm commodity exports (NFC) and share of exports to China as a percent of GDP.  The higher the score … Continue reading

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China targets leaner, cleaner growth – euronews

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China: towering credit – FT

China is reining in capital investments as the authorities show their determination to slow credit growth. Rafael Halpin, a China Confidential analyst, explains to John Authers the scale and the implications of China’s slowdown.   -  FT (click here if video … Continue reading

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Weekend Lecture: New Goals for China’s Economic Development – LSE

Speaker(s): Professor Liu Wei Chair: Professor Paul Kelly Recorded on 21 November 2013 in Old Theatre, Old Building.  China has built a relatively well-off society by the end of the 20th century, transforming from a low-income country to a lower-middle-income … Continue reading

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You’ve come a long way, China!

Wow, this really hits home just how far China has come over the past four decades. In their book Red Capitalism, the authors write that Deng Xiaoping led a large Chinese delegation in 1974 to a special session of the … Continue reading

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China: The road to reform – FT

The FT’s Beijing correspondents look at the reforms announced at the conclusion of the third plenum of the 18th CPC Central Committee. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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China’s reform coming-out party, demystified – ReutersTV

Nov. 6 – If you’ve been following the news from China, you’ve likely heard about the upcoming ‘third plenum.’ But just what is it and how vital is it to the country’s future?  Jane Lanhee Lee reports. – ReutersTV (click … Continue reading

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China’s rebound looks unsustainable – FT

The FT delivers up some chum for the Panda bears.   Self included. China’s growth rate rose back to 7.8 per cent in the third quarter, but according to Liu Li-Gang, ANZ’s chief China economist, that growth still relies on investment … Continue reading

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