Of the 200 million urban households in Asia, Africa, & Latin America living in substandard housing, 62 million are in China.
China’s total debt quadrupled between 2007 & 2014, about one-third of the $57 trillion in debt added globally then. Can this possibly be safe?
The construction cranes hovering over the Beijing and Shanghai skylines have come to symbolize China’s high-flying real estate sector. But for all the staggering sums that have flooded into new urban properties, it’s easy to forget that China privatized its housing market less than two decades ago. This young market more
In many areas of the Chinese economy, from refrigerators to computers and banking to consumer goods, domestic players have captured the lion's share of the enormous market.
Wu Hao doesn't think much of China's young people. Even college graduates, the Hebei factory manager says, don't have basic skills. "Smiling and shaking hands: I have to teach them this," he complains. "I thought it was cute at first, but it's really not funny." Mr. Wu is hardly alone more
A liquidity squeeze is refocusing attention on China's banks, and not a moment too soon.