iChinaForum.com - Financial Markets http://www.ichinaforum.com/taxonomy/term/55/0 en China Macroeconomic Trends http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/china-macroeconomic-trends <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/michael-kurtz">Michael Kurtz</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-705" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/china-macroeconomic-trends"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/Michael Kurtz china macroeconomic.jpg" alt="Michael Kurtz China Macroeconomic Trends" title="Michael Kurtz China Macroeconomic Trends" class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>As available capital and labor pools shrink in China, local and foreign companies will be forced to transition from labor-intensive to value-added industries to sustain growth. Michael Kurtz discusses the two main trends that will affect the nature of economic activity and the financial markets in China over the next decade.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/china-macroeconomic-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/china-macroeconomic-trends#comments Big Picture Money China Demographics Financial Markets Investment Wed, 19 May 2010 09:26:57 +0000 mgarber 228 at http://www.ichinaforum.com Understanding Chinese Market Forces http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/understanding-chinese-market-forces <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/michael-kurtz">Michael Kurtz</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-706" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/understanding-chinese-market-forces"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/Michael Kurtz Understanding Chinese Market Forces.jpg" alt="Michael Kurtz Understanding Chinese Market Forces" title="Michael Kurtz Understanding Chinese Market Forces" class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>China is more efficient and open than it has ever been, but the government still has a heavy hand in the market.&nbsp; No analysis of China’s financial markets is realistic unless it accounts for distortion in favor of government policies and goals.&nbsp; Distorting effects of Chinese business culture and intense government involvement in the market are facts of business life in China.&nbsp; Mr.</p><p><a href="http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/understanding-chinese-market-forces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/understanding-chinese-market-forces#comments Big Picture Money Business Culture China Economy Financial Markets Government Wed, 19 May 2010 09:26:47 +0000 mgarber 225 at http://www.ichinaforum.com