Economy

Sources of growth in the world economy

For a company with revenue in the millions of Euros, there are almost always new sources of growth available, provided it is willing to change its perspective on the market and redefine its business model. For a European group with revenue in the billions of…

Sailing In Choppy Waters: Business implications of the economic reforms for the decade ahead

The first half of 2013 has been an unusually turbulent period for companies in China.

Will China Really Face A Middle Income Trap?

There is a peculiar, well-documented phenomenon that often occurs during countries’ development processes, whereby fast-growing, emerging economies begin to slow down

Realising the China Dream: The Necessity of Financial Reform

In the following report Murtaza Syed, Deputy Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund in China, examines the myriad challenges to China’s programme for economic reform.

China’s Capital Markets: Untapped Potential

Progress in China’s capital markets is far from satisfactory, falling well short of China’s economic developmental needs, the expectations of policy designers and indeed the market itself.

Should European Companies Welcome a Decline in China GDP?

There are certain generally-accepted views about the Chinese economy that are not entirely correct which can lead to misunderstandings about the market potential for European companies operating in China.

Restoring Growth in the EU

There are finally signs that the eurozone is beginning to regain some strength, however, there is still some way to go.

EU-China Economic Relations during the Eurozone Crisis

The protection of past achievements of the Europe-China economic relationship is currently the only factor keeping EU-China policy relations in balance.