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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Why seven always beats nine (even without an official cat)

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Reduction in the number of members for the Communist Party's standing committee likely to streamline decision-making process Why seven always beats nine (even without an official cat) Over the past six months, the South China Morning Post has repeatedly suggested that the line-up of the Chinese Communist Party's all-powerful Politburo standing committee ...

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    New 'two-child' rules won't trigger China baby boom

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:55am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland With disposable incomes just above the running costs of a middle-class urban infant, eligible couples will be deterred from enlarging families New 'two-child' rules won't trigger mainland baby boom Among the reforms pledged by China's Communist Party at its bunfight last month was a relaxation of the one-child policy. Rule changes will be implemented ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Little evidence of reform so far from China's reformist leaders

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 03:56am by Tom Holland

    ... after they took the reins of the Communist Party, China's new generation of reformers has yet to announce any actual reforms. Instead, this handover of power, like previous transitions, has ... are over. And with hopes high that the country's new leadership will set out an agenda of free-market reform and liberalisation at next month's Communist Party bunfight in Beijing, ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China crisis just wishful thinking

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

    ... Tom Holland Many are longing to see the Communist Party overthrown, but social unrest caused by mis-sold investment products won't be how it happens China crisis just wishful thinking ... of social media in China and the growing number of local protests, they hope widespread unrest will soon coalesce into a popular revolution that will sweep the Communist Party from power. For many, ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Who's more damaging, Hong Kong officials or Occupy Central?

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 12:32am by Tom Holland

    ... or Occupy Central? Among the grievances aired at Hong Kong's weekend protest against media censorship were complaints that editors have been leaning on local journalists to stress the supposed economic costs of the Occupy Central democracy movement. I don't know who these editors are, but evidently they know as little about economics as they care about press freedom. Opponents ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    George Osborne is wrong about China and the yuan

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

    ... Committee adviser Yu Yongding explains, "this is a fundamental problem with the People's Bank of China's roadmap for [yuan] internationalisation". He ought to know. Just ... 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 ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Party deserves small applause for its economic management

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... but the Communist Party has singularly failed to share the economic rewards with China's ordinary people. The wealth generated by that growth has remained concentrated in the hands of the government ... for its economic management On the surface it looks as if the Communist Party has good reason to be pleased with itself. As the 2,270 delegates attending the party's five-yearly jamboree ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Conspiracy theories abound about China's gold purchases

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

    ... is less than 3 per cent of China's overall foreign exchange reserves. That's roughly the same proportion of its foreign reserves that the central bank held in gold 10 years ago. So, far ... 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 ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    The yuan hasn't overtaken the HK$ quite yet, Mr Chan

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... related how one Fang Xinghai, "who once famously downplayed Hong Kong's importance as a financial hub", has landed a job with the communist party's top financial policy ... than Shanghai (which has been closed to new issues for the past nine months). Despite what Fang would like to believe, it's not party committees that create successful financial markets. ...




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