A Former Premier of China Speaks

At The Atlantic, Damien Ma translates some “classic quotes” from a new collection of Zhu Rongji’s speeches and letters: “You (referring to cadres) are neither diligent nor independent. You go out drinking...

Risks of Overheating is Over for China

From Economic Observer Online: China has averted the threat of its economy overheating, concluded a recent report issued by China’s State Information Center (SIC) on the country’s present economic situation. The...

China’s Economy Still on Blistering Pace

The Shanghai stock market index slumped badly these days. Although the economy seems cooler now, the inflation is still high. The government has heavy pressure on macro-economy adjustment. From Los Angeles Times: China’s...

Small Investors In China Get A Lesson In Stock Bubbles

From International Herald Tribune : A year ago, investors like Guan Ling were ebullient. The mainland Chinese stock markets had climbed about 500 percent in two years, setting off a stock buying frenzy. When experts periodically...

China Turns to Economic Controls

An article from AP via Newsweek discusses China’s approach to its inflation problem, and also explores the possible consequences of the use of governmental controls in a capitalist economy. Fighting stubbornly high...

Banner Year for China Stocks – AP

From AP via CNNMoney.com: China’s stock market wound up a stellar – and turbulent – year Friday, with its benchmark Shanghai Composite index having soared nearly



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