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Dr Andy Xie: Inflation is coming, and the world economy’s fate depends on the Fed

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In his recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie, renowned Chinese economist, opined that inflation is coming, and the world economy’s fate depends on the Fed. Automation has contained China’s manufacturing costs. But as the property bubble peaks, capital costs could rise. China’s manufacturing may have to raise prices. While the world expects China’s rising costs […]

Dr Andy Xie: Why China is cooling, not deflating, the property market bubble

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In his most recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie discussed the property market bubble and why he thinks that China is cooling and not deflating it. Here are some highlights: The property market isn’t liquid like the stock market. The clampdown on liquidity has hit the equity market first, because it is easier to meet […]

Dr Andy Xie: Population decline could end China’s civilisation as we know it. When will Beijing wake up to the crisis?

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In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie talked about population decline and what this means for China’s civilisation. The seeds of the crisis were sown by a development strategy that relied on cheap, plentiful migrant workers to power manufacturing and construction Now, their children don’t want to be like them – they would rather surf […]

Dr Andy Xie: Why the GameStop stock frenzy is likely to end in financial crisis

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In his recent SCMP article, renowned Chinese economist Dr Andy Xie shared insights on the GameStop stock frenzy. The drama unfolding around GameStop is a tale of the internet levelling the playing field between at-home retail investors and Wall Street. The US stock market may become as retail dominated, and as volatile, as the Chinese […]

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

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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 […]

Dr Andy Xie: How property-hungry Chinese millennials and shadow banking could fuel a financial crisis

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Millennials in China are borrowing heavily to invest in property, counting on the government to keep property prices buoyant. However, the rise of shadow banking means the government lacks the levers it has historically pulled to prevent a debt crisis. Dr Andy Xie worries that these trends will fuel a financial crisis. One critical element […]

Dr Andy Xie: How a Joe Biden presidency would offer US-China relations a brief window of hope

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Dr Andy Xie, renowned Chinese economist, opined that if Biden is elected, he will likely roll back tariffs and give China a short respite. To reset ties, however, Beijing needs to offer concrete action on tackling climate change and market reciprocity as a down payment. Here are some highlights: If Biden does win, it would […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP Article: The real economic reforms China needs to become less dependent on exports

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In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie discussed China’s slowing economy and the need to implement reforms to become less dependent on exports. To find a way out of China’s political economy dilemma, there needs to be a massive rise in efficiency. If China shifts from small township urbanisation to megacity development, the money can […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP article: The US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble

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In his recent article published in SCMP, Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, warned that the US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble. China is an economy that overinvests, while the US overconsumes: a marriage of convenience allowed these two one-legged individuals to lean on each other and keep their balance. But as […]

Dr Andy Xie: How the US Federal Reserve created a financial opioid crisis in the West

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In his recent article in SCMP, Dr Andy Xie opined that how the US Federal Reserve created a financial opioid crisis in the West. Nowadays it is popular on both the left and right to blame China for the US’ woes. The Fed is even more at fault. It gave the West a painkiller. The […]

Dr Andy Xie: How the greedy ruling elite failed us, by putting profit before pandemic preparedness

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In his recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist opined that the ruling elite has failed us, by putting profit before pandemic preparedness. The ruling class has been ignoring expert warnings of a pandemic, which resulted in the difficult situation the world is now facing. Ay attempts to align supply chains to health care […]

Dr Andy Xie: Three ways the coronavirus could trigger a global financial crisis – and why central bankers are to blame

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In his most recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie details how the coronavirus (COVID-19) could trigger a global financial crisis. Dr Xie talked about the most vulnerable industries: tourism-related companies, commercial real estate sector and residential property market. He also discussed how cutting interest rates will not help these sectors, but it will boost speculation. […]

Dr Andy Xie: With US trade deal, China kicks the can of economic reforms down the road – at greater cost to itself

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Dr Andy Xie believes that the “phase-one trade deal between China and the United States is not substantial enough to stop both economies from decoupling“. He elaborates on this and more in his most recent SCMP article: Buying time with bribes is not a good strategy for China. It kicks the can down the road but at […]

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on how Hong Kong can restore peace

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Renowned economist Dr Andy Xie shared vital insights on restoring peace in Hong Kong, in his recent opinion piece for South China Morning Post. Dr Xie believes that to be able “to restore peace to Hong Kong, big businesses, developers, homeowners and the tax man must all accept the pain of drastic economic reform.”  High […]

Dr Andy Xie: US-China trade war: both sides have reason to compromise, but their differences remain intractable

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Dr Andy Xie has shared his latest insights on the US-China trade war. He thinks that China has its hands full with pork price inflation and Hong Kong unrest while Trump needs happy investors and farmers ahead of the presidential election. But as long as China can’t commit to structural economic reforms and the US […]

Dr Andy Xie: Can Trump keep the US stock market bubble from popping as the world economy slows?

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In his recent SCMP article Dr Andy Xie shares his insights on the global economic outlook. Dr Xie tackles how the US president has managed to keep the market afloat by offering economic nerves and discusses this in relation to the slowing economy in China (and the world). Here are some salient points: As the […]


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