Reports Tagged: China

December 07, 2023

The message from China’s senior economic officials is, perhaps not surprisingly, that the economy is sustaining good recovery momentum with major indicators continuing to improve and overall performance stable. Below

November 13, 2023

Beijing made a big point to Washington in the run-up to the APEC Summit currently underway in San Francisco that an invitation had to be extended to Hong Kong SAR

November 09, 2023

Following a preliminary consensus that was reached at the first meeting of the US-China Economic Working Group and the US-China Financial Working Group via video link in late October, US

November 02, 2023

China’s leadership held its Central Financial Work Conference on Monday and Tuesday of this week in Beijing. The two-day conference, usually convened every five years, has offered a crucial window

October 23, 2023

Last Tuesday, the US Department of Commerce confirmed news reports that the United States will tighten export restrictions on artificial intelligence related chips and semiconductor manufacturing equipment to China, in

October 17, 2023

Last week, in another example of the quixotic search by reporters and markets for the “bazooka” stimulus story from China, a major financial news organization ran with a headline report

October 12, 2023

On Tuesday, Bloomberg LP, a leading US based financial news service, ran as a top breaking story a report stating that “China is considering raising its budget deficit for 2023

October 06, 2023

Beijing sees the week of October 15 when China will host the third “Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation” (BRI) as the country’s most important diplomatic week for all of 2023.

October 06, 2023

On the back of increased stimulus, and a bump in consumption including through the Golden Week holidays and bolstered by the Asian Games that will conclude this weekend, officials in

September 08, 2023

US tech stocks and Apple in particular have been hit by reports that Beijing is planning to ban the use of Apple and perhaps other foreign made phones by government

August 17, 2023

Beijing will not publicly or formally concede that it may miss its 5% GDP growth target for this year, but high ranking former officials concede in private that it is

August 10, 2023

Pan Gongsheng, the new Party Secretary and Governor of the People’s Bank of China, has been under intense pressure since taking over as head of China’s central bank. Pan was

August 03, 2023

China’s Premier Li Qiang presided over a State Council Executive Meeting on Monday morning, local time, in Zhongnanhai to study follow-up arrangements for economic policy measures due to expire this

July 24, 2023

China’s Central Financial and Economic Affairs Commission (CFEAC) held the second of its eight summer meetings as scheduled on Thursday, July 20, local time. The purpose of this meeting was

July 20, 2023

The White House and US State Department both maintain that former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is visiting China in his capacity as a private citizen, and not on

July 20, 2023

Our understanding is that China’s Foreign Minister Qin Gang is under investigation by the CCDI (Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the CPC – Communist Party of China) and by

July 18, 2023

China’s Central Financial and Economic Affairs Commission (CFEAC) is holding its traditional series of eight meetings from July to August to formulate guidelines for China’s macroeconomic work for the second

July 10, 2023

The most important objective of US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s just concluded visit to Beijing was to avoid further deterioration in Sino-US relations. While this is an objective often cited

July 06, 2023

China’s Ministry of Commerce and General Administration of Customs (GAC) announced on July 3 that starting August 1, China will impose export controls on two rare elements – gallium and

June 20, 2023

Premier Li Qing presided over a State Council Executive Meeting in Zhongnanhai last Friday to consider appropriate measures to stimulate China’s flagging economic recovery, before embarking on official visits to