While coffee drinkers knock back around 120 cups of coffee per year, the average consumption for China is only one cup a year. But interest for coffee in China is growing.
As Trump continues to starve China of dollars, the Middle Kingdom might become more desperate. China will either cave to America’s terms, or they will have to radically change how they do things.
Bass says China has a whole lot of debt, is chock-full of bad loans. And with fewer American dollars reaching Chinese shores, the Chinese central bank has less firepower to prevent things from getting ugly.
I’d still return to China in a heartbeat. It’s an awesome country. But its high-tech developments can quickly go from feeling impressive to intrusive.
Uber or gold, which do you pick? While I’m no gold bug, I wouldn’t blame you for picking the latter. It’s probably a better option than piling into a company going bust!
It was a shock last year when the Morandi Bridge collapsed. It highlighted a big problem for Italy: the need to invest in aging infrastructure in an indebted nation.
To our north, a dragon is dying. The Chinese machine is grinding to a halt…much to the surprise — and chagrin — of economists.
We are watching, increasingly worried, as geopolitical dynamics change. Tensions are facing off, and the world could be dividing in two, a division akin to the cold war.
Today we start a new Lunar Year — the Year of the Pig. They say 2019 is a good year to make money and to invest, because the pig attracts success.
Even simple ideas can lead to profits. This is not a game where the highest IQ wins. This is a game where emotional stability and rational thinking rules.
On the one hand, American consumers benefit from cheap Chinese imports. On the other hand, this put a whole lot of US dollars in the hands of Chinese.
If you live in the Hebei province of China, you can use the ‘deadbeat map’ to find out if people around you are in the red.
It might be years, maybe even decades, before we see another black swan. That’s what China’s hoping for at least…
If China ever decides to cut off trade with New Zealand, we could potentially experience the collapse of our tourism, dairy and property markets overnight.