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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Stock market under Guo shows how politics clashes with reform

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Hopes were high when Guo Shuqing was appointed to head the China Securities Regulatory Commission, but politics soon got in the way … Stock market story shows how reform clashes with politics Hopes are riding high that China's new leaders will live up to their promises and press ahead with much-needed economic reforms. But a look at the mainland's stock ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1139744/stock-market-under-guo-shows-how-politics-clashes-reform
  2. 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

    ... come to be regarded as too powerful altogether by other party bosses. With Bo now well and truly out of the way and in no position to protect his political patron in retirement, China ... Tom Holland If graft-busters focus on sectors controlled by rival political factions, it's hard to see investigations as anything but a tool to discredit opponents Probe looks more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1302790/china-graft-probe-looks-more-petro-purge-assault-sleaze
  3. Business - Commodities - MONITOR

    Oil price heading for US$200 as China's imports set to surge

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

    ... as China's imports set to surge Last month, China passed another milestone in its economic development, although not an auspicious one. In September, China overtook America as the largest buyer of oil on the international markets. According to the Energy Information Administration of the US government, last month China's net oil imports hit an average 6.3 million barrels a day, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1331068/oil-price-heading-us200-chinas-imports-set-surge
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1316277/chinas-excess-industrial-capacity-nears-danger-level
  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Selling down China's reserves could ease domestic problems

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:17am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Emptying part of this US$3.66 trillion piggy bank would also help reduce the country’s overexposure to US Treasury debt Selling down China's reserves could ease domestic problems Last week China's leaders got an uncomfortable reminder of the risks they run by holding US$3.66 trillion in foreign exchange reserves. As US politicians bickered over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1337543/selling-down-chinas-reserves-could-ease-domestic-problems
  6. 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 Beijing's ideological opponents- as well as those Westerners discomfited by the idea that Europe and North America could see their economic and political primacy usurped by Asia- love to forecast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1264569/china-crisis-just-wishful-thinking
  7. 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
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1431315/fears-over-tail-risk-hard-landing-china-are-growing
  9. 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
  10. Business - Economy - MONITOR

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

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

    ... 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 ... They expect the annual growth rate to slump well below 5 per cent over the coming years. Both camps recognise that China's economy needs to reform and rebalance, becoming a lot less dependent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1422434/continue-growing-china-will-have-work-lot-smarter

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