His punt on it is a rational gamble.
Posts Tagged: China
Australia is now on its fifth Prime Minister in five years. And the narrowness of the Liberal Party’s vote does not bode well.
We currently import £35 billion more goods and services than we export. Osborne won’t be able change this quickly.
The Chinese economy is a study in what can happen when stimuluses run out.
Cronyism, pollution, mounting debt, poorly allocated capital spending and the social consequences of rapid change have all been hanging over the Dragon economy.
Its critics appear to be arguing that our problem is learning too much vocabulary and knowing the laws of grammar too well.
The UK’s involvement in the AIIB is already paying dividends, and is an important step in finding Britain’s place in the emerging 21st Century world.
Graham Stuart MP: How the rest of the world is catching up with Britain on climate change legislation
China was famously said to be building a coal-fired power station every week. Now it is building an equivalent amount of clean energy generating capacity every week.
Instead of moving towards the openness and accountability of a democratic system, Xi’s approach has been to accumulate personal power.
Sex-selective abortion is causing massive social disruption in the world’s biggest countries.
On a recent trip there, I saw first-hand the frighteningly powerful, intrusive state.
The company we want to build nuclear plants has just made a loss bigger than its entire stock market valuation
A power station that might not open for another decade (if at all) is based on a design that is already out-of-date and losing money.
Environmental regulation – when properly designed – encourages greater efficiency in the use of resources, which is the very stuff of productivity
An exercise in demolition.
China is wilfully ripping up its agreement to preserve freedom and the rule of law in the former colony.