Chinese Economy in the News

"What Africa Can Learn from China about Growing its Agribusiness Sector"

August 31, 2015

This commentary was reposted by Quartz Africa as "Innovators and Entrepreneurs will Unlock Africa's Agribusiness Promise" on August 31, 2015.

The World Bank projects that agriculture and agribusiness in Africa will grow to be a US$1 trillion industry in Africa by 2030. To promote this outcome, the continent...

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SUNSET IN THE EAST? Deciphering China’s deceleration

August 25, 2015

This article was written shortly before the turmoil in China’s markets in late August. Even so, it offers valuable insights into the relationship between China’s government , consumers, and the economy.

The Chinese economy seems to have finally hit the brakes. Thanks to stalling real estate and export markets, this year China reported first and second quarter growth rates of 7%—its lowest numbers in six years. We asked Harvard Business School Professor ...

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