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China: What is Evergrande and is it too big to fail?

Peter Hoskins and Katie Silver, BBC News – 29 September 2021 The collapse of Evergrande would have a detrimental fallout and cause shockwaves through Chinese supply chains, property market and financial systems. But what is Evergrande and why does it have such a far-reaching impact? This BBC News article explores this. Read the full article…

Four ways China’s economy can rise to the population challenge

Aidan Yao, South China Morning Post – 16 June 2021 In this opinion article on SCMP, Aidan Yao examines how China can mitigate the effects of its demographic challenges on its economy by raising the retirement age, utilising the skills of its educated workers to their full advantage and continuing its drive into the robotic…

EU-China investment deal faces backlash in European Parliament

Finbarr Bermingham, South China Morning Post – 24 February 2021 MEPs have criticised the investment deal between Brussels and Beijing, saying that the parliament has ignored concerns over human rights issues and also bypassed the Biden administration’s calls for tougher engagement with China. The EU’s top negotiator defended the deal and says that the EU…

China’s 14th Five Year Plan (2021-2025) – Communist Party of China to boost consumption and technology self-reliance

A briefing document produced by Asia House. Following the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) Central Committee’s Fifth Plenum at the end of October, the CPC published an outline of proposals for China’s five-year plan to 2025 and long-term goals to 2035. The proposalsset out a more inwardly-focused approach in comparison to the export-oriented growth of…