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by RamaT
25 Feb 2012 16:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 214325

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2012/02/24/crisis-what-crisis-how-to-beat-back-the-china-bears/ For more more than two decades, prophets of China’s impending doom have warned that the greatest economic success story in recent history is about to come screeching to a halt. For more than two decade...
by RamaT
23 Feb 2012 10:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 214325

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

http://seekingalpha.com/article/383571-when-will-china-emerge-from-the-global-crisis In 2008 and 2009 I argued that the crisis we were undergoing would affect every major economy in the world, but not necessarily at the same pace. I suggested that the US typically is quick to adjust and, given the p...
by RamaT
23 Feb 2012 09:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 214325

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

http://english.caixin.com/2012-01-17/100349542.html Liu Mingkang, former chairman of the China Banking Regulation Commission Liu: I've said in the past that this economic crisis will spread from the United States to Europe and finally land in Asia. Now we can see that it's already begun influencing ...
by RamaT
23 Feb 2012 09:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 214325

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

http://www.geopoliticalmonitor.com/chinas-economic-quandary-4622/ The Chinese government, pundits argue, learned the lessons of 2008 when America’s economic freefall subsequent to the Great Financial Crisis and Europe’s persistent economic malaise robbed China of its biggest and most secure export m...
by RamaT
04 Jan 2012 23:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 214325

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

http://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/10977/the-new-rules-worried-by-chinas-rise-watch-out-for-its-decline But what of China’s legendary capacity for long-range thinking that overcomes all such dynamics? Here, Collins and Erickson correctly capture the reality of rapidly urbanizing and industr...
by RamaT
13 Jul 2011 10:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1088
Views: 121266

Re: Solar energy in India

A different take on Solar Energy, this is happening in Philippines and should be adopted in India wholesale. http://uk.reuters.com/video/2011/07/11/bringing-light-to-the-poor-one-liter-at?videoId=216968892&videoChannel=82 A bottled liter of water with a few teaspoons of bleach is proving to be a...
by RamaT
13 Jul 2011 10:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Rural Development in India
Replies: 393
Views: 47927

Re: Rural Development in India

This is happening in Philippines, should be adopted in India wholesale. http://uk.reuters.com/video/2011/07/11/bringing-light-to-the-poor-one-liter-at?videoId=216968892&videoChannel=82 A bottled liter of water with a few teaspoons of bleach is proving to be a successful recipe for dwellers in th...
by RamaT
10 Jul 2011 23:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 820490

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

The snakes true colors finally being seen? It'll be interesting to see the consequences(unintended and not) of this and whether this is a one time shot across the bow or a change in strategy. http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/07/10/pakistan.us/index.html?hpt=hp_t1 The United States is holding ba...
by RamaT
10 Jul 2011 23:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Plan for HSR exports starting to hit snags. http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2011/07/08/train-spat-with-japan-heats-up/ After China announced late last month it had filed 21 international patent applications, a key step in making trains available for purchase overseas, major Japanese firms, includ...
by RamaT
10 Jul 2011 08:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Don't feed the Zlin troll.. he's just posting these random stories to move the large discussion we were having about the real struggles forthcoming for the Chinese economy and their impact on the Communist government. These are real concerns that will have a huge impact and since he and others don'...
by RamaT
10 Jul 2011 01:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Don't feed the Zlin troll.. he's just posting these random stories to move the large discussion we were having about the real struggles forthcoming for the Chinese economy and their impact on the Communist government. These are real concerns that will have a huge impact and since he and others don't...
by RamaT
07 Jul 2011 12:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

More grist for the mill. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/07/business/global/building-binge-by-chinas-cities-threatens-countrys-economic-boom.html?hp And the Wuhan Metro is only one piece of a $120 billion municipal master plan that includes two new airport terminals, a new financial district, a cultu...
by RamaT
06 Jul 2011 09:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

I note that you jumped on two small points at the bottom of my post, from your Chinese perspective you agree that those issues I listed are very real and troublesome? (The first step is admitting you have a problem.) RamaT wrote: "On top of all this, are two major structural problems.. the comm...
by RamaT
05 Jul 2011 02:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

So I've been following the Chinese attempt to digest this loan/unsustainable building/fake GDP mess for the last year. The way I see it below.. comments around where my understanding is wrong are appreciated. 1. Unsustainable Building - Chinese bankers have been lending to create construction of hig...
by RamaT
24 Jun 2011 22:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/breakout/tulips-net-stocks-china-gordon-chang-123920643.html "In the past it was tulips, then we had dot-coms, now it's China. Everyone wants a piece of it." These are the rather concerning words of Gordon Chang, author of The Coming Collapse of China. Yes, ...
by RamaT
14 Jun 2011 10:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-14/china-s-steel-output-rose-to-record-in-may-on-property-construction-demand.html China steel production rose to the highest on record last month, boosted by construction demand. Crude-steel production from the world’s biggest steel producer rose 7.8 percent t...
by RamaT
03 Jun 2011 09:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

I posted this in the India economy thread(India $9.6 trillion in 2020 & a 9.3% growth rate), posting here for the Chinese data. Standard Chartered claims that China will be a $24.6 trillion dollar economy by 2020 and sustain a 6.3% growth rate through 2030. So, maybe I'm obviously biased but I c...
by RamaT
02 Jun 2011 11:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3372
Views: 243807

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

Standard Chartered says India will sustain a 9.3% growth rate and be a $9.6 trillion economy by 2020. http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-V-8a5utq4Rk/TechZRSlcBI/AAAAAAAALoI/6u1nUnTu6tI/s640/worldgdp2030b.png http://www.standardchartered.com/media-centre/press-releases/2011/documents/20112505/India%20Super-Cy...
by RamaT
25 May 2011 12:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/25/business/energy-environment/25coal.html?_r=1 It is a power struggle that is causing a power shortage — one that has begun to slow China’s mighty economic growth engine. Balking at the high price of coal that fuels much of China’s electricity grid, the nation’s state...
by RamaT
07 Apr 2011 13:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Australian 60 minutes take tour of China ghost towns.(original air date 3/20/11) http://www.sbs.com.au/dateline/story/watch/id/601007/n/China-s-Ghost-Cities Roubini On China's Unsustainable Growth Model -- And Why The Rate Hike Looks Desperate Premier Wen last month described inflation as “a tiger” ...
by RamaT
20 Mar 2011 23:27
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)
Replies: 2858
Views: 366307

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)

If one takes the long view then perhaps this is a valid reason to support the food security bill and some form of NREGS irrespective of humanitarian basis. The researchers collected information on 90 countries, including far-off lands from the U.S. to New Zealand and Colombia to Kazakhstan. They als...
by RamaT
14 Mar 2011 01:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703560404576188981829658442.html To the extent that we can gauge Chinese public opinion through surveys like Asia Barometer, a very large majority of Chinese feel that their lives have gotten better economically in recent years. A majority of Chinese als...
by RamaT
27 Jan 2011 12:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

China Will Face Crisis Within 5 Years, 45% of Investors Say Global investors are bracing for the end of China’s relentless economic growth, with 45 percent saying they expect a financial crisis there within five years. An additional 40 percent anticipate a Chinese crisis after 2016, according to a q...
by RamaT
23 Jan 2011 15:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

This isn't about jumping on the bandwagon and hoping for a major Chinese failure. It's about understanding how they are doing economically, in a global economy their failures will be felt by all and the negative impact will affect livelihoods, whether in Shanghai, New Delhi or New York. In 1990 Chin...
by RamaT
17 Jan 2011 15:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Worthless Stocks from China When a retiree in Texas discovered that some Chinese companies listed in the U.S. are frauds, he unleashed an army of short-sellers Sky One, Bird would find, wasn't the only stock recently arrived from China, and it wasn't the only one seemingly exceeding financial speed ...
by RamaT
17 Jan 2011 15:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

China’s Grey Swan is changing colors The Chinese economy is heading toward an economic hard landing; it will overshoot to the downside and become the economic Black Swan event of 2011-2012. Inflation, yes both types, will be the story in China in the coming months. The Chinese are going to be shoppi...
by RamaT
17 Jan 2011 15:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

China Could Game the U.S. in Intellectual Property The Times is right about China's intellectual-property ambitions. China achieved the same feat in academic research, where it is now second only to the U.S. in the number of academic papers published—and is positioned to overtake the U.S. by 2020. B...
by RamaT
28 Dec 2010 14:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

http://www.businessinsider.com/andy-xie-either-america-or-china-will-crash-in-2011-2010-12 Andy Xie's latest sees the liquidity war getting worse in 2011. America will continue to pump the financial system with liquidity via tax cuts and quantitative easing. China will keep the yuan cheap and avoid ...
by RamaT
28 Dec 2010 14:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2010
Views: 207306

Re: US and PRC relationship & India

http://www.businessinsider.com/andy-xie-either-america-or-china-will-crash-in-2011-2010-12 Andy Xie's latest sees the liquidity war getting worse in 2011. America will continue to pump the financial system with liquidity via tax cuts and quantitative easing. China will keep the yuan cheap and avoid ...
by RamaT
22 Nov 2010 14:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=131440157 Pollution in Beijing was so bad Friday the U.S. Embassy, which has been independently monitoring air quality, ran out of conventional adjectives to describe it, at one point saying it was "crazy bad." China's official air quali...
by RamaT
18 Nov 2010 16:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: A Nation on the March
Replies: 790
Views: 205693

Re: A Nation on the March

ramana wrote:Good move if you consider both Ramayana and Mahabharata were written by non-Brahmins.


Great move if you consider the future of India and Hinduism.
by RamaT
18 Nov 2010 16:25
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)
Replies: 2858
Views: 366307

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)

BR munnas should think about this. if any one has plan, i got the man in Delhi who can arrange the audience with Bankers and Baniyas of Indraprastha. 8) Last encounter with "facilitators" was 400% moderating and very enlightening requiring NLI skills to hide back in womhole. I'm otherwise...
by RamaT
18 Nov 2010 16:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551742

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

China’s Megatrends - China's future from government and business leaders http://nextbigfuture.com/2010/11/chinas-megatrends-chinas-future-from.html Some of the Naisbitts’ business sources have a view of their country and its politics that strays from the official line, giving us a hint of China’s fu...
by RamaT
18 Nov 2010 15:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 820490

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Re-thinking the whole situation WRT Gwadar and Chinese railway, there is another way. One which is more constructive between India and China and turns Pakistan into an area where China loses significant interest quite quickly. .. Other than geography(manageable) and an agreement between China/India...
by RamaT
18 Nov 2010 15:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 820490

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

So you really think China is a benign power do you? It will actually share mineral resource in Afghanistan and CAR with India and give up its interference in J & K and all after we give the "Chinese what they want"? Wow, man a leap of faith I must say. In the 21 st century the biggest...
by RamaT
18 Nov 2010 14:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 820490

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Re-thinking the whole situation WRT Gwadar and Chinese railway, there is another way. One which is more constructive between India and China and turns Pakistan into an area where China loses significant interest quite quickly. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aikido http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php...
by RamaT
18 Nov 2010 13:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 820490

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Gwadar is currently a non starter for the Chinese. I think a few things need to be summarized about Chinese connections to Gwadar 1) The US must leave first. Even if the US turns tail and runs - it will take at least till 2014 2) Pakis need to settle things with Balochis. I see no sign of that 3) A...
by RamaT
18 Nov 2010 13:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 820490

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Firstly, thanks for sharing the links and information in your posts.. I knew most of that story but that filled in some gaps. Sincerely appreciated. 1. Oil shipped from the Arabian sea through them to China. 2. Mineral resource mining such as iron, copper, etc. How can the above be countered by Indi...
by RamaT
16 Nov 2010 15:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 820490

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Lalmohan wrote:why aren't the chinese pushing for more oil from iran?
what is the viability of an iran-xinkiang pipeline?


Because Pakistan is closer? Once that route is secure then pipelines can be added. Need to lay the foundation before building a house.

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