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China’s New Economic Silk Road: The Belt And Road Initiative

China’s New Economic Silk Road: The Belt And Road Initiative

For the 21st century President Xi Jinping of China has proposed a new economic Silk Road, that will reconnect his country with Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Dubbed the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), it will have an economic impact on three billion people and will create the biggest global market. This new trade […]

Chinese Economic Growth Separating Fact From Fiction

Chinese Economic Growth Separating Fact From Fiction

China has most certainly become the second largest economy in the world. The Chinese economy after experiencing spectacular growth over the last few decades, is now moving into a new phase of more intermediate development. Although the government officials will continue to insist that the domestic economy is still growing at a rate close to […]

Chinese Yuan To Be Added As A World Reserve Currency By IMF

Chinese Yuan To Be Added As A World Reserve Currency By IMF

China is the world’s second largest economy and a leading global investor so the move on November 30th to include the Chinese yuan as a world reserve currency by the IMF (International Monetary Fund)was inevitable. As international demand for the yuan will now increase, the action also continues to undermine the present hegemony of the […]

The End Of Rapid Growth In China

The End Of Rapid Growth In China

An end of an era arrived in China during the summer of 2015. For investors the ongoing downward trend in the domestic market, finally culminated in a massive sell off that occurred on August 24th. Chinese officials watched in disbelief, as 8.5% of stock valuation disappeared in a matter of hours. It has since been […]

The Global War In Currency Escalates As China Devalues Yuan

The Global War In Currency Escalates As China Devalues Yuan

This week saw an escalation in the global currency war when China decided to embark on a major devaluation. The immediate result was a 1.8% drop in the yuan on Tuesday against the American dollar and 2.2% in relation to the Euro. It was the largest single day plunge for the currency in decades. On […]

The Rise Of The Chinese Markets And Yuan Have Been Halted

The Rise Of The Chinese Markets And Yuan Have Been Halted

As China moved from one economic success to another, it looked like the triumph of having the Chinese yuan added as a reserve currency of the world was inevitable. Not only would it underline the rising strength of this economic superpower, but would signify the beginning of the end in the American dominance of international […]

The Consequences Of The Coming Crash In The Chinese Stock Market

The Consequences Of The Coming Crash In The Chinese Stock Market

Investors often worry about the high valuations of the stock market in the United States. Share values are far higher in China, well beyond what can be accepted as normal growth. The excessive exuberance in the Chinese markets will have dire consequences in both the short and long term. Signs of overvaluation are everywhere, with […]

China’s Latest Efforts At Monetary Stimulus

China’s Latest Efforts At Monetary Stimulus

In an effort to encourage investment within China, the government has further relaxed bank reserve requirements. It is another attempt to maintain the Chinese rate of economic growth to at least 7%. The latest industry wide cut, is the second one in less than 3 months. The last one was on February 04th, when a […]

China’s Next Move And Triumph: Reserve Status For The Yuan

China’s Next Move And Triumph: Reserve Status For The Yuan

China is gaining increasing prestige and influence in the world by carefully working within Western established institutions, when it is to their advantage and going around them when it does not support the Chinese drive towards great power status. China has been largely successful in garnering enough world wide support in the establishment of the […]

China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: The Passing Of The Torch

China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: The Passing Of The Torch

At first glimpse a new investment bank for infrastructure, would seem like a totally noncontroversial occurrence that will benefit Asian nations in desperate need of additional funding. In reality, is has become the latest challenge to American and Western hegemony over international finance and investment. The Asian bank is a massive new initiative by China […]