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Rising China, sinking Russia

Rising China, sinking Russia | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
LESS than a decade ago little doubt hung over where the newly independent states of Central Asia had to pump their huge supplies of oil and gas: Russia, their former...
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Giant reality-check

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“CHINA’S banks are not real banks,” says Andrew Rothman of CLSA, a broker recently acquired by China’s CITIC Securities. The country’s biggest financial...
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China: Slower but steady - FT.com

China: Slower but steady - FT.com | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
When is a 7.5 per cent annual rate of economic growth a disappointment? When the economy in question is China and you have begun to rely on it growing at 10 per cent.
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Bold new proposals

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FEW outside China think the Communist Party’s strategy for Tibet is working. A combination of economic development and political repression was meant to reconcile...
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China: High and dry - FT.com

China: High and dry - FT.com | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
Wang Fuguo, a 63-year-old cotton farmer, does not know when his ancestors began tilling the land in the dusty village of Weijie. But he is fairly sure he will be the last of his family to do so.
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Chasing the Chinese dream

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THESE have been heady days for Chen Sisi, star of a song-and-dance group run by China’s nuclear-missile corps. For weeks her ballad “Chinese dream” has been...
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China Politburo Warns on Financial Risks as Recovery Falters

China Politburo Warns on Financial Risks as Recovery Falters | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
China’s top leaders said the country must guard against financial risks and boost consumption amid signs that the recovery in the world’s second-biggest economy is faltering.
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Beijing at home on global regulatory stage - FT.com

Beijing at home on global regulatory stage - FT.com | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
As Chinese regulators review global deals, Beijing is increasingly taking national interest and industrial policy into account rather than considering the deals strictly on antitrust grounds, a shift highlighted by the far-reaching conditions placed...
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Bottoms up

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AT HONG KONG airport, a couple hold an animated discussion about whether to buy a $350 polo shirt from Hugo Boss. Their conversation, like many in luxury shops...
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China Expects Energy Talks Breakthrough in Xi’s Visit to Russia

China Expects Energy Talks Breakthrough in Xi’s Visit to Russia | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
China expects a breakthrough in energy talks during President Xi Jinping’s visit to Moscow this week, the Foreign Ministry said today, after OAO Gazprom said negotiations on supplying natural gas remain “difficult.”...
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China Adds Lou to Economic Team as Nomura Sees Crisis Risk

China filled out Premier Li Keqiang’s economic team, installing sovereign-wealth head Lou Jiwei as finance minister and retaining Zhou Xiaochuan as central bank chief as a once-a-decade power handover concluded.
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China to Free Yuan in 5 Years, Says Hong Kong Exchanges’ Li

China to Free Yuan in 5 Years, Says Hong Kong Exchanges’ Li | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
China, the world’s second-largest economy, will open its markets and allow its currency to float within five years, said Charles Li, chief executive officer of Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd.
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China moves to make its markets credible - FT.com

China moves to make its markets credible - FT.com | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
Although gambling is illegal in China – except at the baccarat tables of Macau and Hong Kong’s twin horse tracks – there is one venue on the mainland where some say games of chance are officially sanctioned: the stock market.
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A heavy load

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Room for improvement IN 1894 Prince Henri d’Orléans published a book of his journey through France’s then-sprawling empire. His florid account was largely...
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Why is the Bo Xilai case so important?

Why is the Bo Xilai case so important? | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
THE trial has begun in the northern Chinese city of Jinan of a former member of the ruling Politburo, Bo Xilai. Mr Bo has been accused of corruption and abuse of...
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Mr Li's big idea

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IF PRESS reports are to be believed, Shanghai's dreams of surpassing Hong Kong to become the region's leading financial centre may have a powerful supporter in...
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Challenging domination of oil’s powerful few - FT.com

Challenging domination of oil’s powerful few - FT.com | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
For decades the physical oil market has been the unregulated preserve of a few powerful companies. But in the wake of the Libor scandal, it is subject to intense scrutiny.
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Reform can end loose talk of a Chinese revolution - FT.com

Reform can end loose talk of a Chinese revolution - FT.com | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
There are few books as popular among Chinese intellectuals and officials these days as Alexis de Tocqueville’s L’Ancien Régime et la Révolution.
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China Names Yuan Convertibility Plan as Goal This Year

China Names Yuan Convertibility Plan as Goal This Year | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
China signaled it will propose plans this year to allow freer flows of its currency in and out of the nation as part of measures to loosen control over the yuan and interest rates.
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Climbing, stretching and stumbling

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ENGINEERS used to dominate Chinese policymaking. But the Communist Party’s highest organ, the seven-member standing committee of the Politburo, now includes three...
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China retailers shift from ostentatious - FT.com

China retailers shift from ostentatious - FT.com | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
The sweet, humid air and colourful stalls of the Laitai Flower Market are a lovely break from the grey, traffic-clogged streets of Beijing. But these days, the mood among its vendors is grim.
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China’s foreign oil drive set to continue - FT.com

China’s foreign oil drive set to continue - FT.com | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
China’s state-owned oil companies reported falling net profits last year due to the economic slowdown and state-controlled fuel prices, even as they are set to continue their rapid expansion overseas.
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Gas, but not the useful sort

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IT WAS smiles and handshakes all round on Pakistan’s border with Iran, as the presidents of the two countries posed on March 11th to mark the start of the...
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Xi Jinping selection shrouded in secrecy - FT.com

Xi Jinping selection shrouded in secrecy - FT.com | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
Over a period of just 12 hours two of the world’s most powerful institutions, the Roman Catholic Church and the Chinese government, have installed supreme leaders chosen in total secrecy.
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China adjusts approach to North Korea - FT.com

China adjusts approach to North Korea - FT.com | Chinaandenergy | Scoop.it
The contrast could not have been more striking. Some delegates at China’s National People’s Congress last week were heatedly discussing whether Beijing should scrap its alliance with North Korea.
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