Liu Shijin is the deputy head of the China Development Research Foundation and a member of the People’s Bank of China’s monetary policy advisory committee. Photo: Reuters

China needs deeper reform rather than more economic stimulus, central bank adviser says

  • Deputy head of Development Research Foundation Liu Shijin says changes are needed to ensure China can avoid the middle-income trap
  • China’s gross domestic product grew 6.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2019, beating expectations as hopes of a trade deal with the United States increase
Topic |   China economy

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Liu Shijin is the deputy head of the China Development Research Foundation and a member of the People’s Bank of China’s monetary policy advisory committee. Photo: Reuters
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China and the United States have officially had nine round of talks to end the ongoing trade war, with the 10th set to take place in Beijing this week. Photo: AFP

Ahead of US-China trade talks, veteran negotiators warn that deals can often get lost in translation

  • Former trade negotiators from Office of the US Trade Representative discuss ‘making up words’ to get a deal over the line and ‘haggling over individual words’
  • Negotiators from the United States and China are believed to be closing in on a deal to bring an end to the US-China trade war
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China and the United States have officially had nine round of talks to end the ongoing trade war, with the 10th set to take place in Beijing this week. Photo: AFP
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