Behind China’s 2020 Economic Numbers
◎ A closer look at official data reveals a wobbly economy on the verge of crisis, and not solid “recovery” or healthy “growth.”
Risk vs. Opportunity: China’s Probe of Non-resident Accounts With Over a Million in Deposits
◎ China’s ongoing probe of non-resident financial accounts may be aimed at uncovering corrupt activity by Chinese nationals with foreign passports or residencies.
Risk Watch: Four Financial Industries Xi’s Anti-corruption Drive Will Hit
◎ Xi’s intent to clean up the financial sector is best observed in the proceedings of the 5th National Financial Work Conference in mid-July.
These Six Officials Will Shape the Future of China’s Economy
◎ Economic reform is a top priority for Xi, but he faces stiff internal opposition.
Two Key Issues You Must Know to Decode China’s Future
◎ China’s future trajectory can be decoded if observers understand two key issues.
Risk Watch: Ford’s Political Bet on Chongqing’s Chen Min’er
◎ Companies that choose to invest in Chinese officials are engaging in a high-risk venture.
Why Chen Min’er Didn’t Make the Politburo Standing Committee
◎ Xi and Chen were never mentor and protégé.
Decoding the 19th Congress Report: China Plans to Surpass the US in 2050
◎ The CCP wants China leading the global economy in 2050 and exporting its socialist vision of a “China Dream.”
China Repatriating Wanted American Spells Trouble for Guo Wengui
◎ Based on our analysis, Guo is deeply involved in the power struggle between Xi Jinping and the Jiang Zemin faction.
Likely Candidates to Replace Outgoing China Central Bank Chief
◎ Several names have been raised as Zhou’s possible successor.