Domestic vs. Global Rating Agencies: Who Gets It Right When It Comes to China?

Before even getting started, it is worth pointing out that China’s financial system is heavily bank-oriented, with there being a clear need for a proper bond market framework. And while one is indeed in the works, let’s just say the growing pains are more than obvious and a textbook example to that effect is represented


Why It’s Time to Give Investing in China a Second Look

The fact that the Chinese economy has been growing at a steady and consistent pace has been the elephant in the room for a few years now. Usually, it’s met with an aggressive defense that the U.S. is still the top dog, economically speaking. We believe that it’s high time investing in China is given


The National People’s Congress (NPC): The World’s Largest Legislative Body

With approximately 3,000 delegates, the National People’s Congress (or NPC, as it tends to be abbreviated) represents the #1 legislative/parliamentary body worldwide in terms of sheer size but… realistically speaking, not that much else. Why? Technically speaking, the NPC is supposed to be the #1 organ of the state according to the 1982 constitution, with