China

China Prepares Sale of $2 Billion in U.S.-Dollar Bonds – Fox Business – 13/09/2017

China is laying the groundwork for its first sale of U.S.-dollar sovereign bonds in more than a decade, a move toward expanding its ties with global investors as its economy improves.

Source:  Fox Business, 13/09/2017

China’s overall debt risk is controllable, says official – Atimes – 07/09/2017

The rising debt level in China is being attributed to high-leveraged, non-financial corporate firms, especially state-owned enterprises

Source:  Atimes, 07/09/2017

World is not becoming China-centric – The Economic Times – 07/09/2017

The belief that China is emerging as a new global hegemon and the world is hurtling towards Chinese unipolarity is misplaced as it lacks the wherewithal of the US which remains a pre-eminent power, says former foreign secretary Shyam Saran.

Source:  The Economic Times, 07/09/2017

China issues new guidelines to limit overseas investment – World Finance – 21/08/2017

Overseas investments in the entertainment, hotel and property industries will be discouraged by the Chinese Government, in favour of proposals that fit the country’s macroeconomic strategy

Source:  World Finance, 21/08/2017

China’s New Capital Controls Expected To Slow Real Estate, But Improve Country’s Economic Health – Forbes – 28/08/2017

China’s new rules on overseas mergers and acquisitions, released on August 18, lay out three categories of investment: banned, restricted, and encouraged. These guidelines will have a lasting effect on direct investment abroad. How will it affect overseas investment in the real estate sector and China’s own economic health?

Source:  Forbes, 2017/08/28

Hungary sells renminbi debt in China – FT – 26/07/2017

Hungary has become the latest eastern European country to sell debt on the Chinese mainland, raising Rmb1bn in a three-year bond, as the government in Budapest seeks to expand its investor base and strengthen ties with Beijing.

Source:  FT, 2017/07/26

China second-quarter GDP growth likely to cool as Beijing targets property, debt risks – Reuters – 17/07/2017

China is expected to report on Monday that its economy grew 6.8 percent in April-June from a year earlier, cooling from the previous quarter's robust 6.9 percent pace as policymakers seek to rein in property and debt risks.

Source:  Reuters, 2017/07/17

World’s most coal plant projects are in four Asian countries – The Nation – 13/07/2017

China, India, Indonesia and Vietnam have the world’s four biggest coal-fired power plants in pipeline. Together, they represent 82 per cent of the 718 units globally under construction.

Source:  The Nation, 2017/07/13

Emerging economies take lead on going green, but investment needed – Eco-Business – 13/07/2017

Countries like India have grasped the benefits of shifting to low-carbon development, but they can’t do it alone. Where can they turn to for help?

Source:  Eco-Business, 2017/07/13

US Debt To GDP Hits A Record Level But China Catching Up Quickly – Value Walk – 12/07/2017

China’s rapidly growing corporate and personal debt is always cited as being one of the main risks to the global economy. The country’s debt mountain has exploded higher since the financial crisis, and after the World Economic Forum had warned that China’s debt would increase by a worrying $20 trillion by 2020 and could soon [...]