While the U.S.-China trade conflict dominated mainstream media, several other events of 2018 will shape the China of the future, among them the removal of the presidential term limits or the development of Artificial Intelligence capabilities. Looking back at the past year, we selected a few particularly insightful interviews and features that may provide a wider view on the variety of issues and topics emerging from the China-watching community globally.
Tom Nunlist, editor of new book “China’s Evolving Consumers: 8 Intimate Portraits,” speaks to YCW about the trends, intricacies, and desires of China’s rising middle class.
Dinny McMahon discusses his new book “China’s Great Wall of Debt” which grapples with China’s political economy and accumulated debt.
This year began with President Xi Jinping extolling the virtues of globalization at Davos and, from there, never failed to deliver moments in global affairs that ranged from eyebrow-raising to surreal. We selected a few particularly insightful interviews and features that may provide some understanding of what happened in 2017, and a sense of direction for what lies ahead.
Danit Gal tells us about the implications of AI in China , a “do it first, and regulate later” mentality, and which Chinese companies are prone to win the AI race.