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  1. The politics of growth

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two years ago, China-watchers were worried because they thought official statisticians were exaggerating economic growth. Now they think official figures underestimate economic growth. Officially, China's economy grew by 8.2 per cent in the first half of the year. That figure is almost certainly too low. Electricity and steel consumption have grown at well over double ...

  2. Politics may skew investment tool

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... has been welcomed by some analysts as an additional source of liquidity that will underpin demand, but raise alarms among others who fear that political agendas may be pursued on financial ... report Regional economic outlook- Asia and Pacific, with China accounting for the bulk of this year's growth because of its surging trade surplus (see table). Reserves of this level were ...

  3. Keep politics out of the World Bank

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... It is time for China, and India too, to assert themselves and make their voices heard. They have begun to show immense growth rates and have lessons for the rest of the world- just as they need ... specialists. The bank has become a bureaucratic behemoth. On balance, it does more good than ill, but it desperately needs an overhaul, good leadership and better political direction. ...

  4. State of Asian politics gives little hope for monetary union

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of such a body already exists in the form of the Chiang Mai initiative- a network of bilateral arrangements between the individual central banks of China, South Korea, Japan and the 10 members ... are economic. In Europe, the fundamental purpose of currency union was to tie the member countries into a closer political union. Economic integration was the means, not the end. Asian political systems ...

  5. Where are China's budding global leaders?

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Despite all China's economic and political feats, the absence of a serious Chinese candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund is quite humbling. It means that China's integration into the world and its global power status have not yet been translated into an ability to master the rules of the game in global governance. To put it bluntly, China cannot claim ...

  6. Model behaviour

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... competition driven by self-interest and individual rationality. Since then, there have been many disputes on the role of the market and government. In China today, this debate remains alive and has practical implications. With China's rapid ascent as a major economic power and the spread of the global financial crisis, there are emerging voices that speak highly of China ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Merchant, Soldier, Sage, by David Priestland

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... revolution in Russia, or 1945, when the second world war came to an end. Four years on, the crisis shows no sign of coming to an end, and political systems, economies and societies seem in a state ... the self-evident pointlessness of the Iraq war and the huge costs that it incurred- human, political, financial- shoved the warrior ethos back into its box. Only in Russia, where the consequences ...

  8. China property may be one bright spot

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... consultancy. 'When the macroeconomic and political landscape is so uncertain, it is inevitable that the outlook for real estate will in many ways be equally unclear,' CBRE said in its Global ... thanks to stronger regional trade ties and the benefits from China's continued strong economic growth. But Nick Axford, CBRE's head of Asia Pacific research, warns that investors ...

  9. China 'heading for a decade of 3 per cent annual growth'

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... trade deficit. As Duncan says: 'US credit growth was creating economic growth, just not in the US- but in Japan, Korea and later on in China.' The boom continued in the 1990s, ... of the 1930s is Washington's massive deficit spending, paid for by money created by the Federal Reserve. Politics aside, Duncan reckons the government will be able to keep things more or less ...

  10. China bank stocks seen as way to go despite bad debt fears

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan and Anita Lam Investors are being advised to keep believing in the China story and overweight mainland bank and consumption stocks despite fears that global economic turmoil and an unfolding bad-debt crisis at home will stunt growth. Howard Wang, head of the Greater China Team of JP Morgan Asset Management, said the company had increased its exposure to mainland banking stocks ...




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