global economy

China Under Scrutiny In Kenya’s Presidential Election

Votes are currently being tallied for Tuesday’s presidential election in Kenya, in which relations with China comprised a major campaign theme. The two main candidates, former deputy president William Ruto and former prime...

EU, China Hold Deadlocked Dialogue on Ukraine, Other Issues

On April 1, leaders of the EU and China met over videoconference for their first summit since 2020. Delayed last year after a fight over tit-for-tat sanctions, the meeting was hoped to calm geopolitical tensions between the two...

China Braces for G20 Summit

The final countdown to the 2016 G20 summit has begun after months of painstaking preparation by...

U.S.-China Tensions: What Must Kerry Do?

In the latest installment of China File’s Conversations series, Elizabeth Economy, Andrew J. Nathan and Orville Schell respond to Nina Hachigian’s recommendations to new U.S. secretary of state John Kerry. In a...

Possible Stimulus of an Unknown Size

A recent slowdown in manufacturing prompts the Chinese government to consider policy action. The Economist ponders the government’s next macroeconomic move. While the government promised to inject more money, the precise...

China’s Hu Pledges More Imports to Boost World Growth

After a drop in real estate prices, decreased exports, and slowed inflation in October, Chinese President Hu Jintao is pushing for increased imports to balance the economy and encourage growth. At the APEC forum, International...

How China Should Rule The World

The Financial Times’ chief economics commentator Martin Wolf gives his views on how China should wield its growing clout on the world stage: China needs to develop its own view of how to use its influence. In doing so, it...

Gallup: China Seen as “Leading Economic Power”

New data from Gallup suggest that 52% of Americans now see China as the world’s leading economic power, compared with only 32% who say the same of the US. This echoes last month’s widely publicised findings by the...

China’s Economic Growth Slows in First Quarter

China’s gross domestic product output has grown by 6.1% in the first quarter, the worst quarterly growth rate in years. From Keith Bradsher of the New York Times: Still, 6.1 percent is substantially below the double-digit...

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