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March 2016 Issue | by He Bin, Li Jia | Economic Forecast


Manufacturing is shrinking in terms of its share in China’s GDP. While 2016 promises to be a time of change for the industry, its importance remains unshakable. Deputy Minister Feng Fei tells NewsChina what the upcoming ‘industrial revolution’ will look like. What old sectors will drop away, and what new industries will take their place?

March 2016 Issue | by He Bin, Li Jia | Economic Forecast


Economists Wei Jianguo and Yuan Dongming express to NewsChina that Chinese enterprises going global through the One Belt, One Road initiative need to learn how to organize themselves in order to get a head-start in this challenging, yet-to-be-tapped market

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January 2016 Issue | by He Bin | Public-Private Partnerships

Pushing a Paradox

With conflicting goals at the central level, and conflicting interests at the local level, China’s much-hyped public-private partnerships (PPP) have met with a lukewarm response

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November 2015 Issue | by Lu Tianlin, He Bin, Li Jia | Pension Fund Investment

Golden Eggs

A new investment policy for China’s basic pension fund is supposed to add value to an undervalued resource. As with any investment, this will only happen if the operation is fair and efficient

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