Top business, policy and economic experts assess and analyse critical issues

Fragile European banking may trigger the next global crisis

Eleven years after the global financial crisis, the European banking industry is once again preparing for tough days ahead. After Deutsche Bank announced a large-scale layoff plan not long ago, another large European bank might follow suit to do the same.

How China can maintain its strategic market
He Jun

John Chen, president of the reinsurance company in Swiss Re China, said at the Summer Davos Forum that the “future belongs to China, and the entire Swiss Re regards China as a strategically important market.

Surpassing middle income trap a great challenge for China
He Jun

In the process of moving towards developed countries, developing countries inevitably would go through the phase of middle income traps. With China’s economic growth and rising national wealth, the nation attempts to bypass the middle income trap to become a developed country.