US China Trade : Strategic Anxiety ?

It looks like the US has finished its strategic patience related to China. At one time, a “Washington consensus” had assumed closer economic integration with China would encourage Beijing to open its markets and provide greater opportunities for foreign companies. That agreement has now changed. Many policymakers in the US capital today say carrots are…… Continue reading US China Trade : Strategic Anxiety ?

“A very practical solution” : corruption

Two strong ideas from dr. Yukong Huang from Carnegie Endowment : first, China is a different economic actor (neither capitalist, neither socialist) to which many of the usual assessment tools do not apply (on debt, bubbles, etc). So, the West does not really understand the Chinese economy and its policy toward China is based on…… Continue reading “A very practical solution” : corruption