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7 Experts Identify The Best And Worst Things About China’s Latest String Of Reforms

China held its much anticipated Third Plenumearlier this month. And markets reacted favourably to the “decision” that followed a few days later. Policymakers said they would loosen China’s one child policy, abolish the notorious labour-camps, encourage more private investment in state-owned enterprises, push more rural land reforms, and advance more […]
7 Experts Identify The Best And Worst Things About China’s Latest String Of Reforms
Markets

A Top Economist Throws Cold Water On China’s Huge Reform Announcements

The buzz out of China lately is over the the decisions made after the “Third Plenum” late Friday. The country’s new reforms include ending forced labour camps, easing the one-child policy, and introducing economic and judicial reforms. The news has been met with relative glee, and Asian markets rallied. But […]
A Top Economist Throws Cold Water On China’s Huge Reform Announcements
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The Shanghai Composite Took A Beating After China’s Big Meeting On Reforms

The Shanghai Composite tumbled 1.8% Wednesday after the communique from the 3rd Plenum disappointed markets. Markets had been looking for reforms related to the financial sector, state-owned enterprises (SOE), land-reform, Hukou (residency permit system), and the one-child policy. Instead they received a broad blueprint. The communique did change the language […]
The Shanghai Composite Took A Beating After China’s Big Meeting On Reforms
Markets

Why Reforms In China Today Are Much Harder Than They Were 35 Years Ago

China’s 3rd plenum, a meeting of the Communist Party’s Central Committee,has been under way since November 9. Analysts have been looking for some reforms on state-owned enterprises, though nothing as extreme as privatization, reforms to the Hukou (residency permit) system, financial sector reform, and property tax reform to name a […]
Why Reforms In China Today Are Much Harder Than They Were 35 Years Ago