London’s first Chinatown

The Oriental Quarters Between 1854 and 1856 many Chinese seamen were housed at the 'Oriental Quarters' by the riverside at Shadwell. They were off the High...

How Much U.S. Debt Does China Own?

By Thomas Kenny China's Large Position in U.S. Treasuries The United States’ debt load has risen substantially since the start of the millennium raising concerns about the...

Australia’s economic relationships with China

Dr Anne Holmes, Economics Key issue As the Chinese economy moves from a focus on investment in physical infrastructure to developing social infrastructure, and as it...

How Does China Influence the U.S. Dollar?

By Kimberly Amadeo Updated January 26, 2017 China affects the U.S. dollar by loosely pegging the value of its currency, the yuan, to the dollar. As...

How China Affects the U.S. Economy

By Kimberly Amadeo China's economy produced $19.39 trillion in 2015 (based on purchasing power parity). It's the world's largest economy. The European Union is second, at...

Risks of doing business in China

1.The Opportunity China is already the world’s largest economy on a purchasing power basis. The UK is the second largest EU investor into China and...

Australian exports and China’s transition

One of the most discussed issues facing the current global economic outlook is the status of China’s economic transition to a new growth model...

Australian beef gaining popularity in China’s fifth-largest city

A young Chinese businessman who lived in Brisbane for three years is behind a string of Australian-style butcher shops popping up in Chengdu, China's...

How Australia has gone 25 years without a recession

WESTERN AUSTRALIA’S iron ore and Queensland’s coal were at the centre of Australia’s recent mining boom, stoked by the red-hot growth of China’s steelmaking...

China economic update – February

Download China's economic update here by UK government: 170301_China_Monthly_Economic_Focus_February_2017