Tag Archives: China

China, China, China, I love China…

The 45th President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, was recently asked in an interview why he seems to be obsessed with China? He responded by saying he hardly ever mentioned China in the run up to … Continue reading

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Gong Hey Fat Choi!

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Happy 70th Anniversary of the Victory of the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression Day…!

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China delays inevitable local government debt reckoning

On 9 January 2012 I wrote about China’s local government debt. By way of follow up I commend an excellent piece by FT.com’s Simon Rabinovitch in Beijing. His article is entitled China tells banks to roll over loans – basically, the Government has told its banks to commence an enormous … Continue reading

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China’s Local Government debt

OK, here’s some intro stats. The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has a population of 1.33 billion (2010 census). It has GDP (adjusted for purchasing power parity) of US$11.316 trillion at US$8,394 per capita (both 2011 estimates). The stats continue, … Continue reading

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