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China first-quarter GDP at 18-month low, to cut reserve ratio for small banks

China’s economy expanded 7.4 percent between January and March, its slowest pace in 18 months, prompting authorities to act for the second time in as many weeks to shore up growth. 903 more words

Translation: Economists repeatedly call into question the 4 trillion stimulus package.

These comments from two Chinese economists at the Bo An Forum 2014, criticise China’s 4 trillion stimulus package in 2008. Although praised at the time by domestic and foreign media alike, domestic economists are now, in a similar fashion to the foreign economists, questioning the distortion effects of the stimulus package.  928 more words


the Chinese economy (i): background

size by GDP

According to the CIA World Factbook, the US is the largest economic power on the globe, with 2013 GDP (calculated using the… 331 more words

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What China burned for Day of the Dead says a lot about shopping trends among the living

Paper replicas of internet routers, passports, subway passes and iPhones were among some of the gifts offered in China to departed loved ones during this weekend’s celebration of  360 more words

Recent Protest in Taiwan

Recent protest in Taiwan made headline news because of the trade agreement between Taiwan and China. I can understand why many people in Taiwan are scared and frustrated. 659 more words

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Here's why a China housing crash would crush the middle class—and why that matters

Many China-watchers are worried that China is beginning to tip over the edge of a big drop in housing values—and that falling prices could give way to a crash.  545 more words

China’s doomsday will finally come as China ‘bears' have predicted

“It’s like a horror movie. People like to watch, but don’t want to be in it,” quips economist Andy Xie about his popular lectures where he predicts a collapse in China’s property and stock markets. 1,069 more words