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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China's excess of industrial capacity nears danger level

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland The only option for Beijing is to close surplus plants, but it's doubtful the leadership has the political stomach for forcing through tough measures China's excess of industrial capacity nears danger level When China announced a massive stimulus programme in late 2008, the intention was to boost economic growth in the short term by investing in the infrastructure ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Steel sector's plight illustrates extent of China's challenges

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... borrowed enthusiastically in China's corporate bond market, raising 75 billion yuan in the first nine months of this year. As a result, according to HSBC, the total liabilities ... Tom Holland Steel sector's plight illustrates extent of China's challenges Over the last 10 years no industry has epitomised China's boom as well as its steel sector. ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    The US$50b a year reason China's elite love tax havens

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 01:13am by Tom Holland

    ... reason China's elite love tax havens Yesterday an outfit called the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists published a story in several newspapers around the world alleging that close relatives of many of China's senior leaders own companies registered in offshore tax havens including the British Virgin Islands. In terms of revelatory shock, this story has as much ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China Inc's balance sheet is flashing danger signals

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Mainland's recent lending boom has pushed corporate leverage into a potentially perilous state in terms of ratio of operating cash flow to debt China Inc's balance ... Asia, we should pay attention to corporate leverage and solvency. China has to have an economic contraction to cleanse the system GILLEM TULLOCH, FORENSIC ASIA Tulloch's preferred measure ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Chinese investors should avoid Britain's rotten egg rail project

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 12:55am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland After factoring in perceived gains and high costs against the envisaged benefits, getting on board high-speed railway may not be a good idea Chinese investors should avoid Britain's rotten egg rail project According to reports last week, Chinese state companies are eager to invest in Britain's planned HS2 high-speed railway from London to Birmingham, and beyond ...

  6. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    Continued yuan appreciation is no longer such a sure thing

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland It looks likely that one day the yuan will become too strong for China's economy to bear and will lead to a depreciation of the currency Continued yuan appreciation is no longer such a sure thing In an age of uncertainty, one of the few apparently safe bets has been that China's currency, the yuan, will continue to appreciate in value. After all, despite ...

  7. Business - China Business - MONITOR

    Remember what's at stake in China's reform debate

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... rebalancing. Unfortunately, there is fierce resistance to reform from those in the corporate and banking systems that benefit from the current model. But for China as a whole, the economic cost, ... Tom Holland To achieve sustainable growth, Beijing needs to rein in investment and encourage consumption despite resistance from corporates and banks Remember what's at stake ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Danger signals as China's state sector leverage reaches new heights

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... debt at mainland companies climbing to 3.1 times ebitda. "The credit quality of corporate China is deteriorating and is now at a point where we think it's going to become ... Tom Holland China's state companies are more highly leveraged than sub-investment grade 'high yield' companies in either the US or the European Union Danger signals as state ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China graft probe looks more like a 'petro purge' than an assault on sleaze

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... like a purge than a real assault on sleaze China's latest anti-corruption drive, which has so far snared a clutch of senior serving and former state oil company executives, has been widely ... powerful entrenched interests in the state sector. Maybe, but if they want to convince the sceptics, Xi's graft-busters will have to widen their investigations beyond China's state ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Investors need to get real about China's slowdown

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland A steep fall in nominal growth will erode profits at companies at a time when sales growth is declining and tighten liquidity for corporate sector Investors need to get real about China's slowdown Over the past few weeks, as the trickle of data from the mainland has turned slightly more positive, investor sentiment towards the world's second-biggest ...




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