George Magnus, former Chief Economist at UBS and author of the recently published “Red Flags: Why Xi’s China Is in Jeopardy,” discusses the panoply of political and economic risks arrayed against China and its leader Xi Jinping: Ballooning debt, political instability, a demographic time-bomb, and the ever-looming threat of declining growth and a weakening currency. Filmed on September 27th, 2018 in London, Real Vision video above published Oct 3, 2018.
Deleveraging China will be a 'tricky challenge' for Xi Jinping
BNN Bloomberg video published Nov 14, 2018: George Magnus, author of "Red Flags: Why Xi's China Is in Jeopardy," tells BNN Bloomberg Xi Jinping will be challenged deleveraging China while simultaneously maintaining the country's pace of growth.
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Xi’s bridge too far: "It looks like the world’s longest bridge will become a white elephant. The case for Xi’s bridge doesn’t add up. Before too long, Hong Kong will be just another large Chinese city"--George Magnus.See also George Magnus talks debt, trade and the direction of China’s economy | ChinaEconomicReview.com
Tweets by georgemagnus1In his latest book, Red Flags: Why Xi’s China is in Jeopardy, veteran economist and commentator George Magnus examines the structural weaknesses in China's economy and argues how a failure to reform could stunt its long-term aspirations.https://t.co/1QJxN8v9bp— ChinaEconomicReview (@chinaeconreview) November 23, 2018