Friday, April 3, 2020

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China Factory Activity Unexpectedly Expands, but Economy Cannot Shake Off Virus Shock

BEIJING—Factory activity in China unexpectedly expanded in March from a collapse the month before, but analysts caution that a durable near-term recovery is...

Can we stop the protectionist wave?

Author: Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Euijin Jung, PIIE Globalisation was under threat even before the pandemic. US President Donald Trump set the tone by declaring...

Looking beyond Tsai’s big election win

Author: Gerrit van der Wees, George Mason University and George Washington University President Tsai Ing-wen and her Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) momentous election victory on...

Chinese banks brace for bad debt blowout as coronavirus pande…

Three leading Chinese state-owned banks reported that their non-performing loan ratios had stayed largely stable in 2019 even as the economy slowed amid a...

CCP Virus Devastated China’s Poultry Industry

News Analysis China’s lockdowns, strict quarantines and travel restrictions on hundreds of millions of its citizens to contain the spread of the CCP virus...

China’s economic growth now depends on the West

Author: Yukon Huang, Carnegie Endowment China’s leadership expected that economic growth in 2020 would be a celebratory event, marking a doubling of the economy’s size over the...

Eating Solo, Avoiding Rush Hour: China Cautiously Returns to Work

SHENZHEN, China/BEIJING—China is making uneven progress in its return to work after more than a month of coronavirus disruption, with...

Coronavirus batters China’s economy

Author: Yan Liang, Willamette University Just when China and the United States breathed a collective sigh of relief after sealing the ‘phase...

Coronavirus’ economic impact in East and Southeast Asia

Author: Anne Oeking, AMRO As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise around the world, there are deep concerns over the...

Supply Chain Shift Out of China Gaining Steam

News Analysis The manufacturing supply chain shifts out of China, which commenced during the U.S.-China trade war, is gaining critical mass...