John RossFormer Director of Economic and Business Policy of London.
Expertise : Chinese economy; Global economy
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John Ross is formerly Director of Economic and Business Policy for the Mayor of London and a consultant to FTSE 100 companies.
What are China’s most powerful weapons in economic ‘prolonged war’ with Trump?
‘At least two other organizations have more power over [US financial] markets than the White House. They are the US Federal Reserve and the Chinese Communist Party. Trump does not directly control either of them.’...2019-06-10
With few weapons to fight an economic slowdown, the US faces dilemma
Current US administration actions on trade make it important to carry out a calm objective comparison of the economic situation of China and the US. This is particularly necessary because the US administration engages in inaccurate boasting while China tends to present its economic situation in a calm, even modest, way. But, in very serious matters, there is no virtue in exaggeration -- there is only virtue in realism....2019-05-14
Why US neo-conservatives are trying to block Europe from BRI benefits
This is an important year for Europe as economic slowdown is likely - the IMF projects EU growth will fall to 1.6 percent in 2019. Regarding major external influences which can improve or worsen this situation, the US will also slow, the IMF projecting a decline in growth from 2.9 to 2.3 percent, while China's growth is expected to be far higher at 6.0-6.5 percent....2019-04-28
John Ross: BRI is getting more wins in Europe
In March, China and Italy have witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), making Italy the first G7 nation to officially endorse the BRI....2019-04-26
Belt and Road forges new path to inclusive globalization
Six years into its development, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is more celebrated as a resounding call for advancing and rebalancing globalization, forging a new pathway toward inclusive globalization that delivers widely-shared benefits....2019-04-23
New sci-tech board pushing China to improve IPO review
BEIJING - Seeing a catfish effect from the launch of new science and technology innovation board, local analysts have put high hopes on the country's IPO review reform and expect higher efficiency....2019-04-15
John Ross: US is losing the battle for world public opinion to China
Gallup carries out an annual international poll on approval of the leadership of major countries. This year’s poll, covering 134 countries, had a striking conclusion – China’s leadership has overtaken the US in approval not only globally but in every continent surveyed outside North America and possibly Australasia....2019-04-08
RDCY senior fellow John Ross comments on the closing session of NPC
The Second Session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, concluded on March 15 at the Great Hall of the People. John Ross, senior fellow of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY), was interviewed by CGTN, commenting on the closing session of the NPC....2019-03-19
"2016: G20 and China"
This book from the "history" of the G20's past and present, a comprehensive discussion of the G20's origin and role, agenda,