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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Capital base of Chinese banks not as strong as bosses claim

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

    ... that yesterday Agricultural Bank of China told analysts it would issue preferred shares over the coming months, as well as sell subordinated debt, in order to pad out its capital base. It is hardly ... the debt of China's biggest corporations ballooned two and a half times in six years. Now, with margins under pressure and cash flows weakening, many Chinese companies, especially those ...

  2. 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 ... tax haven. And then you route the capital back into China, either directly or through Hong Kong, labelling it as foreign investment in order to collect your low-tax jackpot. The sums involved ...

  3. Business - China Business - MONITOR

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

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

    ... will promote the yuan as an international reserve currency, but because without capital-account liberalisation it will be almost impossible to effect the financial reforms needed to achieve economic 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, ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Allowing free capital flows is fast going out of fashion

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... will impose capital controls to manage outflows is increasingly mainstream. China, of course, already has such controls. Given the international trend, Li Keqiang may well conclude this is no time ... system. But if Li is indeed planning a big relaxation of Beijing's strict controls on cross-border capital flows, he will be swimming against the tide of international economic thought. ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Capital investment fails unless you build social capital as well

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland The Gulf states' petro-dollar-fuelled spending binge provides an example to China on the need to ensure all that infrastructure can be put to work Capital investment fails ... out that China's capital stock- the accumulated value of investments in roads, railways, airports, factories and other fixed assets- per worker is a tiny fraction of that in developed ...

  6. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    To continue growing, China will have to work a lot smarter

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 05:17am by Tom Holland

    ... according to the International Monetary Fund. Meanwhile, the contribution from investment has grown. If China is successfully to wean itself off excessive investment, the contribution of additional ... Tom Holland Productivity is the growth driver that will determine whether the optimists or pessimists are right when it comes to China's outlook To continue growing, China will have ...

  7. 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

    ... a protégé of Zhou Yongkang, who retired from the politburo standing committee last year. With extensive powerbases in both the petroleum sector and China's internal security apparatus, Zhou had ... a serious attempt to tackle the rottenness at the heart of the country's economy. After months of bickering, Brazil, Russia, China, India and South Africa have reportedly agreed on the capital ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China Inc's balance sheet is flashing danger signals

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

    ... to the thundercloud. As corporate capital expenditure collapses, China's economy will automatically rebalance away from investment and towards consumer demand. But as Thailand found in 1997, while ... 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 ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Why it's worth anticipating the next great bull market in China stocks

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

    ... in China stocks It might sound counter-intuitive, but international investors are getting increasingly excited about the performance prospects of China's onshore stock markets. The interest ... such a stampede back into stocks: a further substantial opening of China's capital account. At the end of last year, China's A-share markets were worth about US$3.7 trillion, or 7 per cent ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China may have problems, but this scare story isn't one of them

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:57am by Tom Holland

    ... there would be no "global meltdown". Despite the opening of recent years, Beijing's controls on the free flow of capital mean China's financial sector remains relatively closed, ... Tom Holland While alarmist talk of global meltdown sparked by a currency crisis at Chinese banks fires up doom merchants, the reality is more reassuring China may have problems, ...




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