Tag Archives: Global Affairs

Lijia Zhang: Why fixing inequality is central to China’s common prosperity goal

Lijia Zhang

In a recent opinion piece for South China Morning Post, Lijia Zhang shared why she believes dealing with the issue of the China’s wealth inequality is vital to achieving the country’s common prosperity goal. Here are some quotes: The structural flaws inherent in China’s political system – from state-controlled capitalism to corruption – have all […]

Dr Andy Xie: Why China will focus on technology but muddle through on policy at NPC meeting

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on the upcoming NPC meeting. He believes that the policymakers are likely to continue focusing on tech developments and attempts to make domestic firms the core of supply chain Some quotes: “China has taken the easy path in its development. There are four pieces […]

Peggy Liu: There are no subsidies for EV manufacturers from the central government of China

Peggy Liu

In a recent interview on the eMobility sector, Peggy Liu, Chairperson of JUCCCE, shared that there are no subsidies for EV manufacturers from the central government of China. The Chinese EV companies are competing with each other in the local market, and trying to survive the intense competition Watch Peggy’s interview below: Peggy Liu is Chairperson […]

Dr Andy Xie: China should consider jump-start the economy with solar power push

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent article for South China Morning Post, Dr Andy Xie tackled how solar energy could be helpful for China’s economy. Here are some highlights: This is likely to be another tough year for China’s economy. The path forward is to focus on productive and competitive economic activities. If stimulus is pursued, it should go into […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP Article: A booming US economy and a Chinese crash? Think again

Dr Andy Xie

In his recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie opined that China is using its downturn to deflate bubbles and raise productivity while the US is doing the opposite – feeding the Bernanke bubble and hoping for an AI cure for falling productivity. Therefore, China’s economy is more sustainable than commonly believed. China’s economy has been […]

Dr Andy Xie: The US dollar super bubble may finally be popped – by the Israel-Gaza war

Dr Andy Xie, economist, shared his insights that the US dollar super bubble may finally be popped, by the Israel-Gaza war, in his recent article in SCMP. Here is an excerpt: The massive distortions in the global monetary system, which drives financial bubbles, come from the yuan-dollar peg. When China adopted the export-led development model […]

Peggy Liu Speaking in Singapore on Sustainability Investment Opportunities from Examples Learnt in China

Peggy Liu

Peggy Liu speaking in Singapore on sustainable investment opportunities from examples learnt in China. Emerging trends and impacts from the greening of China Peggy’s keynote to focus on: China’s green tech developments, present and future… insight on forward trends for business strategies and operations. Sustainability measures and statistics, at municipal, sectoral and industrial levels – […]

Dr. Andy Xie: When it comes to prices, what happens in China stays in China

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article Dr Andy Xie opined that inflation will last for as long as confidence in the US dollar holds and that disinflation in China won’t help to moderate price rises in the rest of the world, as long as the drivers of inflation hold strong. Here are some highlights: The rising paper […]

Dr Andy Xie: Without reforms, China can still afford the time to muddle through its economic problems

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie opined that without reforms, China can still afford the time to muddle through its economic problems. Here is a quick summary and some highlights: China won’t reach for harsh reforms, choosing instead to gently deflate its property bubble and absorb overcapacities as it waits for demand to return […]

Michele Wucker Spoke in Italy and Launched he Italian Edition of The Gray Rhino

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker was invited to speak at the ANIMA’s conference at Il Salone del Risparmio and also launched the Italian edition of The Gray Rhino at the event. We are most grateful for the kind invitation and hospitality by ANIMA and also the great work of Michele’s publisher ROI Ediziones for the launch. Michele Wucker is […]

Dr Andy Xie: China’s lead in electric vehicles is unassailable – the Global North simply can’t compete

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent article for the South China Morning Post, Dr Andy Xie opined that China’s lead in electric vehicles is unassailable – the Global North simply can’t compete. Key messages: China has the supply chains, better tech and cheaper costs that keep on falling Trade barriers would only force the world into two prices for […]

Michele Wucker Keynoted in China at Investor Summit, on Wrangling Global Financial Fragility Gray Rhinos Post-Covid

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, the author of “The Gray Rhino,” recently keynoted at an investor summit in Beijing, China, where she shared her insights on risk management and how to deal with “gray rhino” events that can have a significant impact on businesses and economies. For those who are unfamiliar, a “gray rhino” is a metaphor for […]

Dr Andy Xie shared in latest SCMP article: Fallout of US-China chip war could be global overcapacity across industries

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, in his latest SCMP article, warns that the ongoing chip war between the US and China could have a global fallout, resulting in overcapacity and price wars across industries. China’s push for semiconductor self-sufficiency could lead to an oversupply of chips and lower prices. He further suggests that if China faces obstacles […]

Parag Khanna Released Chinese Edition of MOVE: The Future of Geography

Parag Khanna

We are most delighted that Chinese edition of Prof Parag Khanna‘s new book MOVE has just been released, and is available for purchase at JD.com. Dr Parag Khanna is a leading global strategy advisor, world traveler, and best-selling author. He is Founder & Managing Partner of FutureMap, a data and scenario based strategic advisory firm. Parag’s newest book is MOVE: […]

Anders Indset: The Philosophy of Decentralization and Centralization

Anders Indset

Anders Indset was invited to share his insights on the Philosophy of Decentralization and Centralization, by the GBI Blockchain Academy. Here is the video of his virtual presentation. Anders Indset is the author of three Spiegel bestsellers: “Wild Knowledge”, “The Quantum Economy”, and “Das infizierte Denken”, and has been translated into over 10 languages to […]

Dr Maha Aziz: The Global Risks To Watch For in 2023

Dr Maha Aziz

Dr Maha Aziz shares her insights on the global risks to watch for in 2023, in her recent article in Newsweek. Here are five shock events that may impact global stability in 2023: a climate disaster or cyber attack devastates a global financial center; a far right extremist attack succeeds in a major Western European […]