Victoria Ruan

Victoria Ruan works at a strategic consultancy firm in Washington DC, serving clients from Fortune 200 companies to SMEs looking to expand overseas. She previously worked as a research fellow at Eurasia Group in DC, and also wrote extensively about China’s macroeconomic policy and politics at the SCMP, WSJ and Bloomberg News in Beijing. She won the William R. Clabby Award, Dow Jones’ top annual honour, on her coverage of China’s financial reform. With a master’s degree from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, Ms Ruan seeks to deepen understanding between China and the West. The opinions are her own.
Victoria Ruan
Victoria Ruan works at a strategic consultancy firm in Washington DC, serving clients from Fortune 200 companies to SMEs looking to expand overseas. She previously worked as a research fellow at Eurasia Group in DC, and also wrote extensively about China’s macroeconomic policy and politics at the SCMP, WSJ and Bloomberg News in Beijing. She won the William R. Clabby Award, Dow Jones’ top annual honour, on her coverage of China’s financial reform. With a master’s degree from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, Ms Ruan seeks to deepen understanding between China and the West. The opinions are her own.

Latest from Victoria Ruan

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China may sign free-trade deal with Australia this week

The pact would soften the impact upon Beijing of the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership, analysts say

15 Jun 2015 - 11:47PM
China may sign free-trade deal with Australia this week

The pact would soften the impact upon Beijing of the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership, analysts say

Chinese farmer used ancient sword as kitchen knife
Couple broadcast wedding from helicopter over central Chinese city
Cancer stricken former millionaire in China struggles to look after 75 adopted children
China's tight control over state firms not progress, analysts say
Weakness in China investment will add to calls for Beijing action

Figures will strengthen claims that policymakers must do more – sooner rather than later – to revive growth

12 Jun 2015 - 12:14AM
Weakness in China investment will add to calls for Beijing action

Figures will strengthen claims that policymakers must do more – sooner rather than later – to revive growth

Central bank economists cut year's growth forecast to 7pc
AIIB in quest for ‘best bank’ standards, says French ambassador to China

Member states of the US$100 billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank aim to put high standards of internal governance in place, ensuring the lender becomes "the best bank possible", according to France's ambassador to China.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
AIIB in quest for ‘best bank’ standards, says French ambassador to China

Member states of the US$100 billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank aim to put high standards of internal governance in place, ensuring the lender becomes "the best bank possible", according to France's ambassador to China.

'Made in China': the smart revolution blueprint set to bring Beijing into the digital age
Yuan's inclusion in IMF's currency basket faces economic, political hurdles

The International Monetary Fund's finding that the yuan is no longer undervalued would appear to boost its chances of inclusion in the agency's Special Drawing Rights basket.

27 Jun 2016 - 11:50AM
Yuan's inclusion in IMF's currency basket faces economic, political hurdles

The International Monetary Fund's finding that the yuan is no longer undervalued would appear to boost its chances of inclusion in the agency's Special Drawing Rights basket.

China's yuan no longer undervalued, says IMF

Agency declares currency level 'fair' for first time in decade as it urges faster reforms and a more flexible exchange rate.

27 Jun 2016 - 11:50AM
China's yuan no longer undervalued, says IMF

Agency declares currency level 'fair' for first time in decade as it urges faster reforms and a more flexible exchange rate.

Beijing’s investment plan lifts mainland China’s stock markets

Shanghai's stock market staged its biggest rally in four months, thanks to the government's plan to seek private capital for projects worth 1.97 trillion yuan (HK$2.5 trillion) to help revive sluggish investment.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Beijing’s investment plan lifts mainland China’s stock markets

Shanghai's stock market staged its biggest rally in four months, thanks to the government's plan to seek private capital for projects worth 1.97 trillion yuan (HK$2.5 trillion) to help revive sluggish investment.

Outdated mindset is blocking China's new ideas, say analysts
Beijing approves blueprint for capital market reform
Dozens held over illegal road racing in China’s Xinjiang region
Beggars leaving Beijing subway after fare rise and panhandling crackdown
China's investment growth may have hit bottom, say analysts

The mainland's investment growth slumped to its lowest in more than a decade, but hopes are rising that economic expansion has bottomed, thanks to Beijing's latest efforts to ease local governments' debt burden and pump in liquidity, analysts say.

14 May 2015 - 2:28AM
China's investment growth may have hit bottom, say analysts

The mainland's investment growth slumped to its lowest in more than a decade, but hopes are rising that economic expansion has bottomed, thanks to Beijing's latest efforts to ease local governments' debt burden and pump in liquidity, analysts say.

Call of the wild proves too strong for Chinese animal lover Rain Wu

Rain Wu's passion led to a career change that saw her caring for wolves on a Chinese film. Now her dream is to set up an animal rescue centre.

10 May 2015 - 7:09AM
Call of the wild proves too strong for Chinese animal lover Rain Wu

Rain Wu's passion led to a career change that saw her caring for wolves on a Chinese film. Now her dream is to set up an animal rescue centre.