Posts Tagged ‘economy’

China Retails Numbers up 13.8%. Don’t Get Excited

Sunday, February 1, 2009 8:14 Comments Off on China Retails Numbers up 13.8%. Don’t Get Excited

The Xinhua news release Chinese festive spending remains robust, retail sales up 13.8% would seem to provide a beacon of hope for those looking for some light, but not so fast. Initially alerted to the article on twitter (h/t @niubi – see recent Danwei interview of Bill Bishop here), the following chat between myself and […]

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Is China an External Shock Away From Implosion?

Saturday, January 31, 2009 22:57 Comments Off on Is China an External Shock Away From Implosion?

In a recent email Northwestern professor Victor Shih has reviewed NYU Professor Yasheng Huang’s recently released book Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics: Entrepreneurship and the State. A book that has been recieving a lot of praise in the Shanghai community (I have not read it), Victors opinon of the book was very favorable, and in his […]

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China’s Prospects for 2009 – Follow Up

Saturday, January 10, 2009 10:13 3 Comments

Prior to the new year, and in preparation for an interview, I asked readers to send in their thoughts on the prospects for the new year.  I received some interesting responses, none of which were willing to do so using their name on All Roads, but I convinced one person to allow me to post […]

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