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

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie‘s latest opinion piece for SCMP posits that China should hit US cars with stiff tariffs to send a warning signal to Brussels. Here is a snippet from his informative take on the matter: However, China should not respond to Biden’s tariffs by restricting exports of materials or equipment that the US green […]

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

Dr Andy Xie

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 SCMP Article: 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: China must not panic over deflation and reinflate a bubble

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article,Dr Andy Xie opined that China’s current challenges are the result of misallocation of resources in its boom years; the troubles in the property sector are a symptom of this, not the cause. Further more, he believes that competition and productivity are the main forces behind today’s deflationary pressure, and this is […]

Dr Andy Xie Opined: 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 […]

Dr Andy Xie: 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 […]

Dr Andy Xie: Emerging economies can help China achieve its goal of peaceful rise

Dr Andy XIe

Dr Andy Xie , renowned economist, opined that emerging economies can help China achieve its goal of peaceful rise, in his recent SCMP article. Two decades ago, big cities in developing countries had a distinct emerging-market look – congested roads with plenty of potholes, people hanging on the side of a speeding bus and decrepit buildings […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP Article: Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard. With no swift resolution to the Ukraine war in sight and a risk of the conflict spreading, markets must wake up to the reality of massive energy and food supply shocks. The likelihood that financial […]

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on the possible impact of conflicts over Taiwan and Ukraine on the global economy in recent SCMP article

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on the possible impact of conflicts over Taiwan and Ukraine on the global economy in recent SCMP article Gist: Financial markets seem in denial as China and Russia seek to roll back US dominance and reassert their own sphere of influence Any military confrontation would be a shock to […]

Dr Andy Xie: How China’s coal crisis exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie talked about China’s coal crises and how it exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint The surging electricity demand is driven by export recovery. China is on pace to increase exports by US$700 billion this year, more than Japan’s total exports. As central banks and governments […]

Dr Andy Xie’s insights on the Trojan horse threat behind China’s tutoring and tech crackdown amid US rivalry

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent opinion piece for SCMP, Dr Andy Xie discussed the continuing China-US rivalry, how both industries are becoming more powerful and more. Here are some highlights: Beijing is cracking down on tutoring businesses in its latest move to reshape China’s economy. Internet companies have also been under scrutiny for some time. Many actions fall […]

Covid-19 market bubbles cannot last

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that despite the Fed’s best efforts, such asset bubbles cannot be sustained. Could political instability in the US be the shock that deflates the bubbles? A bubble usually ends with a shock, such as an accounting scandal or rising interest rates. So much helicopter money may indeed lead to […]

Dr Andy Xie: China joins other governments in seeking the dark side of big tech. Or has it?

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, in his recent SCMP article, shared that the world is just waking up to the reality that tech businesses want to make money above anything else, like other companies. However, in China, it’s government backing that has allowed tech monopolies to develop and thrive in the first place. Is China […]

Nouriel Roubini Insights on Global Economy and US-China Trade War

Nouriel Roubini

Nouriel Roubini, shared his insights on the global economy, geopolitical risk, the US-China trade negotiations, the possibility of a global recession, how he thought we could avoid it, China’s economy and global debt, at the “Bloomberg Markets: Asia” , which was part of the Asia Blockchain Summit in Taipei recently. Watch the video below to […]

Dambisa Moyo: Is China the New Idol for Emerging Economies?

Is China the new idol for emerging economies? The developed world holds up the ideals of capitalism, democracy and political rights for all. Those in emerging markets often don’t have that luxury. Economist Dambisa Moyo states in this TED talk that a different model, embodied by China, is increasingly appealing to developing countries… Dambisa Moyo […]

Dambisa Moyo on Global Economy

Dr. Dambisa Moyo, international economist and author, discussed for The McCloskey Speaker Series on the topic of global economy and problematic aid  from developed countries for developing countries. In 2009, Dambisa was named by TIME magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. She is the author of The New York Times […]


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