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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China's urbanisation push runs into trouble before its start

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... for Li, who on his appointment in March made shifting more of China's rural population into cities the centrepiece of his economic rebalancing programme, declaring "urbanisation ... whether they make good sense. The doubters make a point that should have been obvious to China's leaders, but that appears to have passed them by: it is not rapid urbanisation that has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1296548/tomchinas-urbanisation-push-runs-trouble-its-start
  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China's urbanisation policy is based on flawed thinking

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Policymakers in Beijing think moving people out of the countryside will spark growth. But growing cities are an effect of wealth, not a cause China's urbanisation policy is based on flawed thinking In their search for a new driver of economic growth, China's leaders have fixed on urbanisation as the main engine of future development. Their policies are based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1292923/chinas-urbanisation-policy-based-flawed-thinking
  3. Business - China Business - MONITOR

    Urbanisation not the cure-all China's leaders are hoping for

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... China's leaders are hoping for Any conversation about China these days rapidly turns into a discussion about the economic promise of urbanisation. Urbanisation is not just the centrepiece of new ... a long-sought switch to a more sustainable consumption-driven growth model. Believers in the potential of urbanisation point out that today only just over half of China's population lives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1274215/urbanisation-not-cure-all-chinas-leaders-are-hoping
  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    George Osborne is wrong about China and the yuan

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 12:24am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland British chancellor is keen to see the yuan used as an international currency, but China's trade surplus will be a major stumbling block George Osborne is wrong about China and the yuan British government ministers do like visiting this part of the world. Prime Minister David Cameron was in China in December, attempting to promote British exports ("Do we buy anything ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1432166/george-osborne-wrong-about-china-and-yuan
  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Fears over a 'tail risk' hard landing in China are growing

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:10am by Tom Holland

    ... in China are growing Yesterday, the South China Morning Post reported how Beijing's central propaganda department has instructed mainland media organisations not to give air time or column inches to foreign bank economists worried about the dangers posed by China's ballooning debt levels. As a crisis prevention measure, that's like thinking you can eliminate the threat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1431315/fears-over-tail-risk-hard-landing-china-are-growing
  6. Business - Banking & Finance - MONITOR

    The encouraging signs behind China's record funding figures

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland January's data in fact underscores the tightening trend on the mainland, which will help avert the danger of a full-blown crisis in future years The encouraging signs behind China's record funding figures The trouble with economic statistics is that it is all too easy to see whatever you want to in the data. Take the monetary figures released by Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1429144/encouraging-signs-behind-chinas-record-funding-figures
  7. Business - Property - MONITOR

    Contradictory figures fuelling China property bubble debate

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of overbuilding. Ordos in Inner Mongolia is everyone's favourite example. But given the pace of urbanisation and rate at which China is creating new wealth, few developments remain empty for long. New ... Tom Holland To settle this argument we need to know how much housing was built since 1995. Sadly, the official numbers are all over the map Contradictory figures fuelling China property ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1317042/contradictory-figures-fuelling-china-property-bubble-debate
  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Even an export rebound won't do much to lift China growth

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 01:07am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland As the mainland has become an economic powerhouse in recent years, foreign demand now plays a much smaller role in driving expansion Even an export rebound won't do much to lift China growth The mainland's January trade figures confounded analysts everywhere. Released yesterday, last month's exports were not only much stronger than anyone expected, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1426699/even-export-rebound-wont-do-much-lift-china-growth
  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    After nine years, it's time to leave the stage

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 12:25am by Tom Holland

    ... to leave the stage Gentle readers, this will be my last daily column for the South China Morning Post. After nine years, 2,000 articles, and 1.5 million words- more even than Marcel Proust's ... it is perhaps less surprising how things have changed than how much they have remained the same. An awful lot has changed, of course. When I joined the South China Morning Post in February 2005, Tung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1441327/after-nine-years-its-time-leave-stage
  10. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Conspiracy theories abound about China's gold purchases

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 01:51am by Tom Holland

    ... China's gold purchases China's huge appetite for gold has inspired dozens of conspiracy theories. They are all nonsense. Yes, it is true that China has been buying an awful lot of gold ... of that gold came back again after being turned into jewellery, figurines of horses and the like. Even so, China's net imports of gold through Hong Kong last year were worth a thumping HK$409 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1425591/conspiracy-theories-abound-about-chinas-gold-purchases

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