Fall of China's finance great wall will shake up world markets - The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial ReviewFall of China's finance great wall will shake up world marketsThe Australian Financial ReviewThe great wall protecting China's finance system is coming down. Kevin Frayer. by Tony Cripps. Australian companies and investors are well versed on the China trade story, its burgeoning domestic market and rising middle class. China has been Australia ...and more »

China's Finance Minister Says Country's Chance of Economic Failure Worse ... - The Epoch Times

China's Finance Minister Says Country's Chance of Economic Failure Worse ...The Epoch TimesChinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei attends a press conference in Beijing on March 5, 2015. Lou warned that China could be headed toward ?middle-income trap.? (Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images) ...China has 50% chance of hitting middle-income trap: ministerThe Australianall 7 news articles »

China needs US help to succeed in global finance - Bangkok Post

Bangkok PostChina needs US help to succeed in global financeBangkok PostBy any measure of economic importance, China and other major emerging economies have long since merited much larger IMF quota shares, implying greater financial contributions and greater voting weights. But their increase in shares need not come at ...Australian bank lending to China eases after rapid growthThe Australian Financial Reviewall 28 news articles »

The China Syndrome: Is China Headed For A Financial Meltdown? - Forbes

ForbesThe China Syndrome: Is China Headed For A Financial Meltdown?ForbesToday, many believe that China ? a country with the world's second largest economy ? may be on the verge of a ?financial? meltdown. Is China on the verge of a crisis? Has its unprecedented economic growth set the stage for a severe decline? In this ...Could China be the new Japan?Financial Timesall 5 news articles »

A Veteran of the Financial Crisis Tells China to Be Wary - New York Times

New York TimesA Veteran of the Financial Crisis Tells China to Be WaryNew York TimesAbout 340 pages into Henry M. Paulson's new book on China, a sentence comes almost out of nowhere that stops readers in their tracks. ?Frankly, it's not a question of if, but when, China's financial system,? he writes, ?will face a reckoning and have ...Cyber theft strains U.S.-China relations, ex-Treasury chief saysFuelFix (blog)all 9 news articles »

China's finance minister criticises US foreign investment 'negative list' - South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription)China's finance minister criticises US foreign investment 'negative list'South China Morning Post (subscription)In its annual position paper released yesterday, the American Chamber of Commerce in China was "hopeful" that China "will seriously and significantly" open up further to foreign investment, especially in the financial services, agriculture, automotive ...and more »

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Features - Editor, 22 October 2014

Trade Drops for Phase 1 of Canton Fair 2014

Held twice a year in the city of Guangzhou, capital of the Guangdong province, the Canton Fair has been running since 1957 and is considered to be the largest trade fair in China. The Canton Fair (full name being China Import and Export Fair) is organized by China Foreign Trade Center and supported by the Ministry of Commerce of China and People’s Government of the Guangdong Province. To accommodate the more than 150,000 different products showcased by more than 55,800 exhibitors, the Canton Fair is split into three sessions. Phase 1 of the current Canton Fair took place on October 15-19 and included Electronics & Household Electrical Appliances; Lighting Equipment; Machinery, Vehicles & Spare Parts; Hardware & Tools; Chemical Products; Energy Resources; and Building Materials. Phase 2 is set to take place on October 23-27 featuring Consumer Goods; Gifts; and Home Decorations. Phase 3 on October 31 to November 4 includes Office Supplies; Recreation Products; Cases & Bags; Food; Textiles & Garments; Shoes; and Medicines, Medical Devices & Health Products.


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Trade - Editor, 24 September 2014

China's Economic Growth Slows, Shadow Lending Grows

A recent report published by New York-based research company China Beige Book (CBB) revealed that China's economic growth is faltering, despite the government's 'mini-stimulus' strategies launched in May, which included a more relaxed approach to lending and a wave of infrastructure investment projects. The CBB report, which is compiled from surveys of more than 2,100 firms around China, noted that less than 20 percent of the firms surveyed borrowed in the third quarter, whether it be from the bond market, banks or shadow finance firms, which is a drop of 29 percent when compared to the third quarter of 2013. The report also shows that capital expenditures have dipped to the lowest level since the CBB survey began in 2012.


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News - Editor, 10 September 2014

China's e-Commerce Market Booming

As Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba prepares for its IPO through the New York Stock Exchange, the Dalian Wanda group in China announced on Friday that it would be entering into an e-commerce joint venture with Baidu and Tencent Holdings to be registered in Hong Kong. Wanda will own 70 percent of the new venture with Baidu and Tencent each holding 15 percent. The aim is to tap into China's e-commerce market, which is reportedly the largest in the world and currently dominated by Alibaba. The collaboration between the three companies will create the world's biggest online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce platform, where people use their mobile devises to locate and buy goods and services, often while they are in or nearby the physical store.


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