china economy

China’s Tech Giants Are Leapfrogging the U.S. in Mobile Innovation

Paul Hennessy

China’s internet companies are developing cutting-edge mobile applications and leapfrogging the titans of U.S. technology in certain respects. China is no longer simply a tech copycat: Tencent, Alibaba and Baidu are playing a leading role in China’s shift to a consumption-led economy. Capital Group expects increasing amounts of mobile innovation... Show More

The China syndrome: meltdown or recovery ahead?

Paul Hennessy

A sharp selloff in China’s stock market, a surprise currency devaluation and a persistent slowdown in economic activity have raised doubts about the ability of the world’s second-largest economy to maintain the hypergrowth levels of the past two decades. Despite this, the outlook for China’s economy remains generally positive over... Show More

China spreads its tentacles in risky places

Livewire News

The New York Times has put together an enlightening (and interactive) graphic on China’s foreign direct investment during the period 2005-2013. The infographic shows that China’s foreign investments grew nearly tenfold from 2005-2013 “helping it win allies, increase trade and secure oil and other natural resources.” The NYT notes that... Show More