China's GDP

My how times have changed… Only 10 years ago, if a European country were to get into financial trouble, the first “help” phone call would have gone to the West; to America, to Washington. Fast forward just a few years, and France President Nicolas Sarkozy is publicly seeking…

China is continuing to expand at rates well beyond the world’s other industrialized powers. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) predicts that China will grow its economy by 9.7% in 2011 and 2012, which, while lower than the previous rates, is still well above the global…

The majority of the news is on Ireland and the fear that the debt issues there could spread throughout Europe and further dampen growth there. But I have talked enough about Europe and will swing my focus to China—my favorite growth region for growth investors looking to increase…

China is on the right path towards developing into a rising world economic power, as well as a basin for incredible and sustained growth across many sectors, including industrial, mining, energy, services and technology. The reality is that, if it is saleable and in demand, then you know…

— "Profit Confidential" Column, by Michael Lombardi, CFP, MBA How China has been dealing with its economic "steroid" growth has been nothing short of impressive. If only our government could have taken a chapter out of China's book on Economics 101. For the second time in a month,…

— "Calling the Trend" Column, by by George Leong, B. Comm. No matter how you look at it, China is widely regarded as one of the world's top growth regions for investors looking for opportunities to make big profits. The risk is higher due to the communist political…

— by George Leong, B. Comm. The People's Republic of China has a population of about 1.3 billion people and a rapidly growing consumable-hungry middle class of about 300 million people. The global recession has impacted the country's growth, but, in the long term, China should be a…

— by Inya Ivkovic, MA There are all kinds of numbers floating out there, serving very little purpose but to disorient us even more. Take, for example, China. Depending on whose team you're cheering for, China could surpass the U.S. economy in a decade, in two decades, perhaps…

The market news continues to be bad, not only in North America but worldwide. Facing negative headlines makes it difficult for investors to be bullish in the current market and buy stocks. Take a look at some of the headlines over the wires: "Rio Tinto to cut 14,000…

There's no doubt about it; the current investment climate is harsh and could get worse as we move into 2009, as investors realize the current problems in housing, credit, jobs and the economy will not be righted by a quick-fix by President-elect Barack Obama. Add in the global…

News that the U.S. economy lost 63,000 jobs in February, the biggest drop in five years, has more than just Americans concerned. Earlier this week, Canada reduced its key interest rate by an unexpected 50 basis points over concerns that weakness in the world's largest economy would have…

...the Canadian economy, that is. Yesterday, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce came out with similar predictions we’ve been hearing for the past few months--expect GDP to slow down next year! The cause of the slowdown is still the same; that is, the weaker demand for our goods and…

News recently came out that China’s trade surplus was an astounding record-setting $13 billion in May, well above the $12 billion that pundits had been estimating. The sequential monthly growth was a strong 23.81%, as China’s export industry continues to prosper in an open market system.  It is…

A trend that I expect will continue going forward is the explosive economic growth that is evident in China. The government, while operating under Communist rule, is clearly backing and pushing the economic renewal that has seen China rise to become the world's second largest economy based on…