China has become the largest economy on the planet and we’re witnessing a collective silent scream on behalf of the West in response to the loss of its worldwide dominion.
For the first time in recent history, the state of China’s economy is the object of examination, not only by “China experts” – provided such an animal exists – but by everybody interested in current economic conditions anywhere in the world. For the first time we are seeing that what happens to the Chinese economy […]
The economies of Latin America (LatAm) have fallen on hard times. After almost a decade of positive growth, the favorable external conditions are disappearing and prospects for growth seem grim. The IMF projection for 2015 is just 0.9%, the lowest growth rate since 2002, with the exception of 2009, the year of the Great Recession. […]
Some economists are debating about China’s economic bubble: not about whether the bubble exists (they concur on that point), but WHEN and HOW it will burst. In your opinion, does this threat really exist? And what are the main risks for the international economy posed by the current situation of the Chinese economy? Alfredo […]
Growth rates in emerging countries tend to be volatile and are affected by what happens beyond their borders. A recent recent study by economists at the IMF (International Monetary Fund) decomposes deviations from trend growth of emerging economies into internal and external factors. The latter include things such as global financing conditions, growth in advanced […]