consumption boom

Land in China: Über Touchy

On his personal blog, Jonah Kessel writes about the making of his three-part video project ‘China’s Consuming Billion’, which accompanies the second installment of The New York Times’ latest series on China, ‘Leaving...

Has China's Economy Finally Jumped the Shark?

In a recent Letter from China, Evan Osnos recalled Japan’s excesses in the late 1980s, and wondered whether a Chinese tycoon’s attempt to buy a large swathe of north-eastern Iceland might mark a similar pre-crash...

China wants to boost consumer spending – Kathy Fong

From The Star: A third consumption boom is in full swing in China, as consumers there loosened their purse strings, spurred by Government measures to boost their disposable incomes. Shanghai folks went on a shopping spree during the three-day New Year break. In those three days, residents and visitors to Shanghai spent 1.6 billion yuan […]

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