Andrew Collier

Andrew Collier is the Managing Director of Orient Capital Research and the author of "Shadow Banking and the Rise of Capitalism in China". He was previously the President of the Bank of China International USA.
Andrew Collier
Andrew Collier is the Managing Director of Orient Capital Research and the author of "Shadow Banking and the Rise of Capitalism in China". He was previously the President of the Bank of China International USA.

Latest from Andrew Collier

Chinese property downturn hitting land-dependent local governments hard

For the past decade, land has functioned as a giant piggy bank for China's cash-starved local governments. Unfortunately, the piggy bank is running on empty.

15 Dec 2014 - 6:43AM

For the past decade, land has functioned as a giant piggy bank for China's cash-starved local governments. Unfortunately, the piggy bank is running on empty.

Chinese property downturn hitting land-dependent local governments hard
Housing bubble the real problem in China

One of the theories of China's slowing economy is that it will run into a "Lehman moment". This is when a single financial institution collapses, threatening the entire banking system, ultimately creating a financial crisis.

8 Aug 2014 - 6:24AM

One of the theories of China's slowing economy is that it will run into a "Lehman moment". This is when a single financial institution collapses, threatening the entire banking system, ultimately creating a financial crisis.

Housing bubble the real problem in China
Liquidity crunch could devastate China's SMEs

What will happen to small business as China's economy slows? The country's small and medium-sized enterprises are an important part of the economy and even more integral to employment; they account for 60 per cent of gross domestic product but a full 82 per cent of employment. With China's GDP growth dropping from over 10 per cent three years ago to 7.5 per cent or below, SMEs are going to struggle, which could have a disastrous effect on China's future.

20 Jan 2014 - 3:31AM

What will happen to small business as China's economy slows? The country's small and medium-sized enterprises are an important part of the economy and even more integral to employment; they account for 60 per cent of gross domestic product but a full 82 per cent of employment. With China's GDP growth dropping from over 10 per cent three years ago to 7.5 per cent or below, SMEs are going to struggle, which could have a disastrous effect on China's future.

Liquidity crunch could devastate China's SMEs
Our core strengths will help carry the day
New York clamour meets Asian sounds of silence
Hong Kong loses $40b ... but things are looking up
Five core architects shortlisted
UBS Warburg tops analyst ranking poll
CCB listing flags upheaval in industry reform
Relationship maths
3 Oct 2003 - 12:00AM
Relationship maths
Foreign players still banking on mainland links
Chinese restrictions could slow Sony
Red-tape slashed for truckers at border
Artistic soul
6 Oct 2003 - 12:00AM
Artistic soul
Bank bailout key to sector's solvency
Intellectual theft
9 Feb 2004 - 12:00AM
Intellectual theft
Tasty trade
29 Dec 2003 - 12:00AM
Tasty trade
Beijing approves $18b CBD makeover
Tom Online seeks new outlet for services
Jazz vibe
2 Feb 2004 - 12:00AM
Jazz vibe
Hongkong Land to convert ageing factory into arts venue
Key sectors exempt from loan crackdown
Beijing's Finance Street is shopping for retailers
Microsoft's mainland drive
17 Oct 2003 - 12:00AM
Microsoft's mainland drive
Cementing over drinking holes
5 Jul 2004 - 12:00AM
Cementing over drinking holes
A China crash in the making?

Each time China's economy faces difficulties, talk of a collapse tends to surface. Some voices are driven by concerns about their investments; some are looking for speculative opportunities; others might just be following the trend, unable to draw their own conclusions.

20 Jun 2018 - 3:01PM

Each time China's economy faces difficulties, talk of a collapse tends to surface. Some voices are driven by concerns about their investments; some are looking for speculative opportunities; others might just be following the trend, unable to draw their own conclusions.

A China crash in the making?
Battling China's well-connected pirates
Let's give market forces full play: Wen