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Who To Read On China’s Economy?

Posted in China Business, Good People

I did a post yesterday touting a podcast by Jing Ulrich on China’s economy.  In that post, I referred to Ms. Ulrich as belonging “on the very short list of those discussing China’s economy who actually know whereof they speak.”  In response to that, I received the following comment from “Michael RightSite”: Hi Dan, Since… Continue Reading

China Wage Increases. Slowing Just A Bit.

Posted in China Business

Tom Orlick of the Wall Street Journal has an article entitled, “Exporters’ Gain Is Workers’ Loss in China’s Labor,” focusing on China wage rates. Though wages are definitely still rising, they are rising at 9% to 15%, not the 20% to 30% many had predicted. Orlick describes these lower than expected wage increases as “a short-term… Continue Reading