China's economy

Trade in a Time of Protectionism

Today, intra-regional trade accounts for just 5 percent of South Asia's total trade, compared to 25 percent for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. This vast untapped potential presents the region with an opportunity for growth that does not rely on the strength of the world economy.

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

How slow will China go?

China's economic performance over the last few decades has been outstanding. Despite possessing very different institutions than those seen in the advanced economies, no doubt a result of its communist system, China managed to achieve 8.7 percent average annual per capita GDP growth from 1980 to 2015.

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

Trade in a Time of Protectionism

Today, intra-regional trade accounts for just 5 percent of South Asia's total trade, compared to 25 percent for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. This vast untapped potential presents the region with an opportunity for growth that does not rely on the strength of the world economy.

October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015

China's economic growth falls to 6.9%

China's economy grows 6.9 percent in the third quarter, the weakest rate since the global financial crisis.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

Can China's economic woes derail world recovery?

In these times of interconnected economies, China's recent economic troubles seem to be the last straw that broke the camel's back. First of all, less growth in China spells trouble for its trading partners. But there is another worrisome development for ROW. China, after years of goading from IMF and US economists, is undertaking a policy shift in an attempt to change its economic growth paradigm.