Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Dr Andy Xie: China must respond to Biden’s new tariffs with an eye on Europe

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie opined that China has a much better chance of nudging the EU on free trade. Here are some highlights: However, China should not respond to Biden’s tariffs by restricting exports of materials or equipment that the US green tech industry needs. Sure, this would hamper the Inflation […]

Dr Andy Xie: China’s future depends on it getting its microeconomics right

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent opinion piece for the South China Morning Post, Dr Andy Xie shared why he believes that  business in China must change in order to prosper. Here are some highlights: Chinese consumers are generally in good financial shape. The turn away from pursuing property for speculation can only mean a huge improvement in […]

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 […]

Rob Lilwall: Cycling Home From Siberia with Rob Lilwall – Episode 1

Rob Lilwall

Based in Hong Kong, National Geographic TV Adventurer Rob Lilwall is a sought-after keynote speaker around the world. He has cycled and walked over 80,000 km of the world’s land surface – from the frozen plains of Siberia, to the thick jungles of Papua New Guinea, to the lonely passes of Afghanistan. In his speeches, Rob […]

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 […]

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 […]

Andrew Cox : How To Improve Your Health & Regain Vitality

Andrew Cox

Andrew Cox, Co-Founder of Joint Dynamics, is a trainer, lifestyle coach and educator in the health and fitness industry working with individuals, teams and corporations on health, performance and productivity. In his recent podcast interview with Aaron Pang, he shared his insight on how to improve your health and regain vitality. Andrew Cox is the Director […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

John Wood, founded U-Go to support young women in low-income countries to pursue tertiary education

John Wood

John Wood, Founder of Room to Read, founded U-Go in 2022 to support young women in low-income countries to pursue university and higher education. John launched U-Go after meeting many Room to Read Girl Scholars whose parents were grateful that their daughters would finish secondary school, but frustrated that they would not be able to […]

Dr Andy Xie: How the Federal Reserve helped create and burst the FTX crypto bubble

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, shared in his recent SCMP article that the Federal Reserve helped create and burst the FTX crypto bubble. The Federal Reserve’s liquidity tsunami, especially its response to the Covid-19 crisis, supercharged financial bubbles and Ponzi scams. The collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX is just one of many inevitable failures, […]

Dave McCaughan on the Future of Ageing and the Business Opportunities

Dave McCaughan

Dave McCaughan shared his insights on the future of ageing in his recent interview with Credit Suisse for their #CSGameChangers platform. Dave thinks that longevity is the golden opportunity for many business. Watch the video here for his insights: Dave McCaughan has over three decades experience leading the development of advertising and marketing strategies across the […]

Lorraine Hahn, Renowned Journalist, Moderated Regional Conference in Hong Kong

Lorraine Hahn

Lorraine Hahn, renowned Asia TV journalist, has recently moderated the Urban Land Institute Asia Pacific Summit in Hong Kong. In addition to hosting the conference, she also moderated the Global Leaders Panel at the ULI Asia Pacific Summit, springing surprise and controversial questions at the panellists, on what’s next on the road to recovery for […]