On Point: Long View – Whats Next for China’s Political Economy

Article Originally Published on the 2nd of August 2019 Originally Published on Project Syndicate By Kevin Rudd LONDON – To understand where the Chinese economy is headed, it is important to understand the wider context surrounding Chinese debates about what the future holds under President Xi Jinping. The centenary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 2021 is the first weigh station …

China’s Political Economy into 2020 Pressures on Growth, Pressures on Reform

The Honourable Kevin Rudd, AC. President, Asia Society Policy Institute, New York 26th Prime Minister of Australia Chatham House, London Conference on China’s Economic Future: Emerging Challenges at Home and Abroad 11 July 2019   To understand where China’s economy is headed in the 18 months ahead, leading up to the centenary of the Communist Party in 2021, it’s important …

Where will it end? The US-China trade war and the threat to the global economy

Article Originally Published in the Nikkei Asian Review on the 20th of June 2019 Original Article Available Here Written by Kevin Rudd Making sense of the U.S.-China trade war is difficult in itself. Making sense of how it may provoke a wider economic “decoupling,” and impact the long-term strategic relationship between Beijing and Washington, is more difficult again. I wrote …