Tag Archives: economics

Dr Andy Xie: How the Evergrande debt crisis could force China’s hand on reforming government

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie , renowned Chinese economist, shared his insights on how the Evergrande debt crisis could force China’s hand on reforming government, in his recent SCMP article. He argued that an Evergrande collapse would be unlikely to bring down China’s financial system, but unresolved problems could still threaten social stability. Bloated government, dependence on […]

Dr Andy Xie: Politics trumps money in Chinese markets

Dr Andy Xie

In his recent Financial Times article, Dr Andy Xie, renowned Chinese economist, opined that politics trumps money in Chinese markets and even Beijing may not know whether it will be comfortable with Big Tech in the future and in what form. Perhaps the biggest threat to Beijing is that big internet companies may weaken one-party […]

Winston Ma Commented on What Beijing’s New Data Rules Will Mean for Companies

Winston Ma

Winston Ma recently commented on Beijing’s New Data Rules in a Fortune article by Yvonne Lau. Companies operating in China will have a new rule book to play starting Sep 2021 —whether domestic or foreign—that collect data and have operations in mainland China will be subject to the new Data Security Law (DSL), which outlines […]

Chinese Simplified Characters Edition of Your Are What You Risk by Michele Wucker Recently Released

Michele Wucker

CITIC Press has released the Chinese simplified characters edition of YOU ARE WHAT YOU RISK: The New Art and Science of Navigating an Uncertain World, published in the US in April by Pegasus books. The Chinese edition, with a preface written for Chinese audience, is part of the Rhino Books imprint created in 2017 for […]

Dr Andy Xie: Beijing’s ‘common prosperity’ push shows how its China model is taking shape

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie discussed ‘common prosperity’ in China, the future of a socialist market economy and more. Here is an excerpt: The Chinese leadership is talking about common prosperity as a policy driver. This could be a cue for those with great wealth to recycle it back into society, the […]

Winston Ma: China Crackdown on Internet Stocks Benefited Cryptocurrency?

Winston Ma

Winston Ma spoke about investments, cryptocurrency and the crypto market in a recent article by Rob Lenihan for TheStreet.com “Various Chinese regulators have come out with new rules for the internet sector over the past few months from anti-trust to data regulation,” said Ma, author of “The Digital War – How China’s Tech Power Shapes […]

Winston Ma shared insights on the future of cryptocurrency in China

Winston Ma

Winston shared his insights at the Cointelegraph report, answering questions like Are token-less blockchain projects the future? Many countries may look at China as a reference, but the jury is still out in terms of the effectiveness of crypto mining and trading crackdown in China. According to Winston Ma, former managing director and head of North […]

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 […]

Winston Ma: China’s New Crypto Regulation

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, shared his insights on China’s new crypto regulation and what it means for the future of blockchain in a recent virtual fireside chat. Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native Chinese who have worked as investment professionals […]

Winston Ma: Digital War – How China’s Tech Power Shapes the Future of AI, Blockchain, & Cyberspace

Winston Ma

Mr. Winston Ma spoke at the virtual program hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations recently, where he explored how China’s innovation ecosystem drives next generation unicorns and its young netizens participate in the evolving digital economy, and what emerging markets can learn from China as they dive headlong into the mobile-first economy. Watch […]

Shall We Be Afraid of the Rise of China? Q&A Former French PM Jean-Pierrer Raffarin by Dr Shirley Yu

Dr Shirley Yu

Shall We Be Afraid of the Rise of China? Dr Shirley Yu , Chinese economist and former CCTV journalist, interviewed former French PM Jean-Pierre Raffarin for his insights on the subject. Watch the interview below to learn more: Dr Shirley Yu (于泽), is a former CCTV 9 anchor, an experienced moderator and author. She holds a PhD in […]

Dr Geoff Raby’s New Book: China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr Geoff Raby was recently interviewed about his new book, ‘China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order’. Dr Raby was Australia’s ambassador to China (2007–11); ambassador to APEC (2003–5); and ambassador to the World Trade Organization (1998–2001). He was awarded the Order of Australia in 2019 for services to Australia–China relations […]

Winston Ma: China is Creating its Own Unicorns

Winston Ma

In his recent Bloomberg interview, Dr Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC) and Author of The Hunt for Unicorns, predicted that given the digital war between the US and China, and that China becomes more self-reliant, with it’s one-billion internet user base and unified digital ecosystem, in future, China will create […]

Winston Ma: How Sovereign Funds are Shaking Up the Digital World

Winston Ma

Global sovereign funds—huge government-guided investment funds—have become the world’s new VCs, creating overnight winners in the technology world. From Shanghai to Silicon Valley and sub-Saharan Africa, sovereign funds, more active than ever before, are betting big. What are the pros and cons of these behemoths throwing their weight around? Are these investments politically driven? How […]

Winston Ma’s Insights on The Digital Silk Road: China’s New Growth Story

Winston Ma

In his book and presentation, “The Digital Silk Road“, China investment expert Winston Ma offers investors, entrepreneurs, and all students of international business an essential guide to China’s new economy. The Chinese market is undergoing rapid digital transformation. Based primarily on technological innovation and domestic consumption—and less on government-led capital expenditure and the import-export business—China’s […]

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

Andy Xie

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 […]


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