Chinese netizens named bike sharing services as one of China's "New Four Great Inventions" along with high-speed rail, mobile payment, and online shopping, but does it live up to its reputation?
In this high-stakes game of trade poker, Donald Trump doesn’t particularly want to break ZTE–but Xi Jinping very much wants to preserve it.
Over the next decade, the Calichina netware economy is likely to become much more valuable than the old-fashioned commodity trading networks of the twentieth century or even the sophisticated hardware production networks of the early 2000s.
Xi and Trump are unconventional leaders who are willing to push the limits to get what they want.
Rason could in theory act as the saltwater terminus of a 50 mile (80 km.) trimodal transport corridor from Jilin province’s Hunchun inland port to the wide Pacific Ocean.
News on the street is that Chinese investment is quietly pouring into India, much of it below the radar screen because it is channeled in via third countries.
China is an ideal environment for the development of robo-taxi ride-hailing because most car travel in China consists of short trips at low speed.
Xi now has more power than any Chinese leader in decades, but he still can’t change the laws of economics.
Economically speaking, China can’t afford a trade war with the United States, but politically speaking, Trump can’t afford one either.
The economic benefits of better population policy and increased women’s empowerment won’t show up in the next quarter’s growth figures, but they will show up in the next generation’s.