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Contents: Cover picture by Stephen Roach, Frankfurt – Weniger Neuerscheinungen, Frankfurt Book Fair: Fewer new titles, Important Latin American Show in Zurich, Wichtige Lateinamerika-Ausstellung in Zürich, Interview with Bert Hartkamp, Heinrich Kühn – From another time, Reminiszenzen an Heinrich Kühn, Swedish photography: Traditions and hopes, Die schwedische Photoszene, “Bright Sun at Midnight”/”Nächtliche Sonnenstrahlen” – Portfolio by Stephen Roach, news, book reviews, new portfolios, exhibition calendar.
Everything under the sun is in chaos. The situation is excellent.
– Mao Zedong
It has been a little over six years since the start of the current financial crisis in mid September 2008, when the investment bank Lehman Brothers went bankrupt. 1,274 more words
Stephen Roach, former Chief Economist at Morgan Stanley, has never been shy to share his opinions about the world and having left the Wall Street firm is even freer to speak uncomfortable truthiness. 46 more words
China’s economy is showing more signs of slowing down, but it’s the interpretation of the slowdown that really matters. Some, like billionaire investor George Soros, warn that China’s economy is “running out of steam”, and it would soon replace the Eurozone crisis as a major threat to the global economy. 161 more words
Lou Jiwei, Xi Jinping and Zhou Xiaochuan
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“Isn’t it now time for China to abandon the concept of a growth target?”
That was the question I asked Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei this week at the 15th annual China Development Forum, which brings together top Chinese officials and an international delegation of academics, leaders of multilateral organizations, and business executives.