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How Fast Will China Grow?

By Justin Yifu Lin
Project Syndicate

BEIJING – In the 35 years since China’s transition to a market economy began, the country has grown at an average rate of 9.8% – an explosive and unprecedented rise. 264 more words

Emerging Markets

China Outstrips US Foreign Investment In 2014

More foreign direct investment flowed into China than the US in 2014, bumping the US off the top spot for investment in the world, a position it has held since 2003. 307 more words

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1/19 - 1/23: POSITION RECAP

FXI JAN16 35 CALL

Opened: Fri 1/23

FXI: 43.80 @ entry

35 Call fill: 9.65/call

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Moscow To Beijing In 2 Days: China To Build $242bn High-Speed Railway

China is going to build a $242 billion (1.5 trillion yuan) high-speed rail link between Beijing and Moscow. The line will cut the journey time from five to ‘two days’, say Chinese authorities. 212 more words

Emerging Markets

Is China Bidding for the Heartland?

Beijing doesn’t have to choose between land and sea predominance. It could have both.

By Francis P. Sempa

In his 1919 masterpiece, Democratic Ideals and Reality, the great British geographer Halford Mackinder identified the northern-central core of the Eurasian landmass as the “Heartland” – a geopolitical region from which a sufficiently populated, armed and organized great power could bid for a world empire. 385 more words

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Chinese Firm 3D-Prints 5-Story House Using Construction Waste 'Ink'

A Chinese company has used 3D printers to create five-story homes using construction waste. The project architects say this is the world’s tallest building constructed using this technology. 262 more words

Emerging Markets

Lowest Chinese Economic Growth In 24 Years

The economic growth of China in 2014 dropped to its lowest level since 1990 with the country just failing to reach the official annual growth target of 7.5 percent for the first time in 16 years. 397 more words

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