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An Empty Chinese City in Inner Mongolia

Shortly after my friend Dfzh had posted his article about the property market boom in China, I found a YouTube clip of an Al Jazeera report titled “China’s Empty City”.  The situation at Ordos in Inner Mongolia sounds eeriely similar … Continue reading

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Empty Buildings: China’s GDP-driven Real Estate Boom

A while ago, my friend Dfzh posted an article on Facebook.  It initiated a round of discussions among a few friends, with a focus on the recent property boom in China. Some Chinese economists who argue for the merits of … Continue reading

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Dear Chinese Banks’ Shareholders

The Elite Chinese Politics and Political Economy Blog has posted a very intelligent spoof, in the form of a letter from Listed Chinese Banks to their shareholders, to explain how China’s stimulus packages will affect their investment. Victor Shih has … Continue reading

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Some Tips for Doing Business in China

The global financial crisis renders many traditionally reliable investment options risky.  Because of that, some of my friends in the corporate sector, including several hard core sceptics of China’s so-called economic miracle, have openly expressed their interest in finding out … Continue reading

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China’s Stimulus Package: Who is Getting the Money?

The $590 billion economic stimulus package is by far the most successful move in raising China’s international image.  The Publicity Department in Beijing deserves a big pat on the shoulders for a job well done.  Hu Jintao spares no time … Continue reading

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