Chinese Boom

The Chinese boom has many different beginnings. A large part was the shift from a rural, agricultural–based society to an urban, industrial nation. The Chinese boom then moved into real estate. Currently, the real estate development market is a large player in the Chinese boom, as is the continued infrastructure build-out, which consumes a large number of resources.


The media is all over the European debt crisis in the eurozone and appears to be pushing aside the evidence of dangerous stalling economic growth in China—the world’s largest manufacturing country. Europe is slowing and this is hampering the demand…

— "Calling the Trend" Column, by George Leong, B.Comm. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index (SCI) is managing to attract some support at just below 3,000, yet it is still down about eight percent this year. The recent correction was driven…

— by George Leong, B. Comm. As many of you know, I'm a big supporter of Chinese stocks. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index (SCI) is up a staggering 80% to date in 2009, but is stalling given the extent of…

Technology is clearly all the rage in China. Just take a look at the mobile phone market in China with about 461 million mobile phone subscribers in 2006, up a whopping 578% year-over-year (yoy) or 378 million additional users from…

The trade balance in December came in at a whopping $65.70 billion, well above the $64.8 billion estimate and setting another record. The White House is obviously not happy about this, especially in relation to its growing and massive trade…