Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 23 November - 29 November 2020

Economic
China’s middle class not so rich after all

At an October State Council press conference marking the 71st anniversary of the Communist republic, the National Bureauof Statistics (NBS)...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 16 November - 22 November

Economic
China and U.S. should negotiate BIT after Joe Biden takes office: analysts

China and the US should work together to negotiate a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) after president-elect Joe...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 09 November - 15 November

Economic
RCEP could give "significant boost" to FDI in the region: UNCTAD

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) believes that the Regional Comprehensive Economic...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 02 November - 08 November

Economic
Chinese companies waiting twice as long for payments as in 2015

China’s business owners have spent a record amount of time collecting money owed to them this year as clients, led by large...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 26 October- 01 November

Economic
Tech Startups Say New Pay Rules for H-1B Visas Are Unaffordable

New rules from the Trump administration restricting skilled foreign workers are unnerving U.S. start up hubs, as founders and...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 19 October- 25 October

Economic
China Acceleration May Not Rescue World from Coronavirus Slowdown

During previous economic downturns, China’s real-estate market could usually be relied upon to drive growth, with...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 12 October- 18 October

Economic
US considers adding China's Ant Group to trade blacklist

The U.S. State Department has submitted a proposal for the Trump administration to add China's Ant Group to a trade blacklist,...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 05 October - 11 October 2020

Economic
Dawn breaks on a new age of economic thinking

The deepest economic crises are also crucibles for new economic thinking. The Depression led to Keynesian macroeconomics. The second world war...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 28 September - 04 October 2020

Economic
Rich nations tighten firehose of aid as virus outlasts early efforts

If Round One of the coronavirus relief effort was the economic equivalent of “shock and awe,” new plans being developed...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 21 September - 27 September 2020

Economic
China’s biggest chipmaker SMIC hit by US sanctions

The US government has imposed sanctions on China’s biggest chipmaker, dealing further damage to the country’s semiconductor industry after...

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