Germany’s peak trade representative to China has warned that many businesses may withdraw from the country following the Chinese Communist Party’s push for the establishment of internal party branches within enterprise.
Beijing hopes to spur the development of its artificial intelligence sector via the establishment of a standardised assessment system.
The recent warning made by China’s central bank chief about the possibility of a Minksy Moment crash may have just nothing more than a form of brute subterfuge designed to ensure that his successor maintains a cautious, moderate stance when it comes to monetary policy.
China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) plans on easing nationwide foreign investment restrictions by following the lead of the negative list system first trialled across the country’s 11 free trade zones.
One of China’ s leading investment banks says that both domestic and overseas financial institutions are excessively pessimistic in their assessment of the country’s economic growth prospects, pointing to high levels of government savings as well as underestimates of potential housing demand.
JPMorgan Chase wants regulators to raise the cap on equity holdings by foreign investor, in the hope of expanding its wholly invested operations in China at some point.
A year following the launch of debt-equity swaps by the central government as a key vehicle for deleveraging of China’s state-owned enterprises, the total scale of related agreements has risen to over 1.3 trillion yuan (USD$200 billion).
The flagship news publication of the Chinese Communist Party has launched a broadside against the UK government for its latest clamp down on overseas investment, while taking the opportunity to attack similar protectionist measures in the EU and US.
The “Made in China 2025” plan has seen more than USD$1 billion invested in artificial intelligence and strategic tech sectors since its launch in 2015.
The central government has signalled its strong commitment to expanding the residential rental market in China’s urban centres at the the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.