So much on Covid-19, and why I think it has become a metaphor for China’s economic development conundrum. Forceful but brittle, secretive, and controlling governance. [Read now...]
- PMP Magazine Contributor.
- 9 articles in PMP Magazine
Economist, Author and Commentator. Associate at the China Centre, Oxford University, and adviser to some asset management companies. Former Chief Economist at UBS. Global macro, China, demography.
China-watchers are paying close attention to the structural slowdown in China’s economy and the potential risks in China’s banking system. [Read now...]
In which I take issue view that China clamping down on Hong Kong doesn’t matter that much economically, because it’s already a minnow. True, but not everything that counts can be counted, and Hong Kong still offers China significantly capital, clout and kudos. [Read now...]
The UK-Huawei controversy is not unique and not only about who owns it. It is also about key questions of which Chinese companies we want to engage with, what they are, and on what terms? No room for UK government’s political kowtowing here. [Read now...]