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Get Behind China

By John Richardson

THE blog is often accused of being pessimistic. We are not. We are just realistic.

It was realistic last November to anticipate that China’s new leaders would be dedicated to major economic reform. In fact, this was …

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It Is Now Down To Seven Guys In A Room

 Source of picture: China Daily

 

By John Richardson

The famous investor, Jim Chanos, warned three years years ago that the West places an inordinate amount of trust in “nine guys in a room” (i.e. China’s Politburo Standing Committee) getting it …

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China Urbanisation Complications

 By John Richardson

EVERY time you come back to the subject of China, it becomes ever-more complex and uncertain.

An excellent example is an article published in the academic journal, Eurasian Geography and Economics, in February, by University of Washington …

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