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Economy

June 2016 Issue | by Li Jia | Yu Miaojie

TRADE TALK

In an academic area lacking Chinese representation, a Chinese economist is building an international reputation by deftly deciphering China’s global economic role. NewsChina talks with him about his research and what the country can do to spur growth

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May 2016 Issue | by Min Jie | Cai E’sheng

Future of Finance

As technology increasingly interconnects the financial world, financial risks and regulations grow murkier. NewsChina asks former central bank official Cai E’sheng how the country can learn from its past and prepare for its future

April 2016 Issue | by Yue Fei | Drone Regulation

TIGHTER CONTROLS

China’s new regulations on the use of commercial drones reflect a cautious approach toward a controversial emerging industry

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April 2016 Issue | by Min Jie, Li Jia | SOE Categorization

The Sweet Spot

Chinese State-owned enterprises can no longer have their cake and eat it, too – each is being forced to choose between being a market competitor or a public service provider. A tangled web of interests arising from mixed operation has made this a tough decision to make

March 2016 Issue | by Min Jie, Li Jia | Economic Forecast

PART OLD, PART NEW

State Council economist Wang Yiming discusses whether or not China’s hybrid engine can successfully propel its economy forward during the transitional period of 2016

March 2016 Issue | by Min Jie, Li Jia | Economic Forecast

ON GUARD AGAINST EXTERNAL SHOCKS

The disappointing performance of emerging economies and the debt supercycle plaguing developed economies will continue to weigh on global growth in 2016. World players are trying to rewrite the rules of international trade and investment. Economist Yu Yongding analyzes whether or not China will submit to these external pressures

March 2016 Issue | by Yue Wei, Li Jia | Economic Forecast

OWNERSHIP MATTERS

Reforming State-owned enterprises has been a three-decade-long process for China. Countless solutions have been tested unsuccessfully. NewsChina asks researcher Zhang Wenkui if this round of reforms, with its emphasis on diversified ownership, will be different

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

MANUFACTURING OVERHAUL

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 Yue Wei, Li Jia | Economic Forecast

DOWN TO THE ROOTS

To reform China’s capital market, one must look back at its origins. Professor Cao Fengqi explains how the market’s problems are rooted in its inception

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

ALONG THE BELT AND ROAD

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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March 2016 Issue | by Yu Xiaodong | Financial Discipline

Battles in the Boardrooms

As China’s anti-graft campaign creeps into the country’s financial market, the impact will be both fiscal and political

February 2016 Issue | by Li Jia | Reserve Currency

FRESH SUPPLY

Symbolically, the yuan’s inclusion in the IMF’s basket of reserve currencies may provide a confidence boost to China’s economy and currency. Substantially, the leadership’s ambition behind the milestone lies in bolstering China’s supply of goods and services to Chinese consumers, which in turn can only be made possible through reform

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