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.
Reform, opening-up create new wonders in human history
With the first pile driven into the foundation in Shanghai, Baosteel broke ground on Dec. 23, 1978, just one day after the Communist Party of China (CPC) closed its epoch-making meeting that ushered in the era of reform and opening-up....2018-12-18
New Vision for a New Era
For more than six decades, Jose Vieira Loguercio had never made a trip abroad except for two brief forays to southern neighbor Argentina. The son of a trade unionist railway worker, the Brazilian had joined the leftist protest movement in 1964 and never had the luxury of going abroad....2018-12-11
Trump-China Truce: US Farmers ‘Not Going to Be Beneficiaries’
On Saturday, during the G20 summit, US President Donald Trump agreed to halt plans of raising tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products from 10 percent to 25 percent starting from January 1, 2019, in order to pave the way for trade talks with Beijing....2018-12-07
John Ross addresses Global Think Tanks Forum 2018 in Chengdu
The Global Think Tanks Forum 2018 lifted its curtain on Nov. 22 in Chengdu, the capital of China's southwestern province of Sichuan. The forum drew 120 attendees including think tank executives, leading experts, scholars and media representatives from 18 countries and regions to discuss future development of think tanks and their contribution to global governance....2018-11-23
Scholar praises China’s economic take-off during 40 years of reform and opening-up
China's record in poverty reduction since reform and opening-up is without parallel in human history, a UK expert has said in an interview with Xinhua News Agency.Since China started the reform and opening-up drive nearly four decades ago, over 700 million Chinese have shaken off poverty, accounting for over 70 percent of the global poverty reduction during the period....2018-11-19
John Ross interviewed on opening of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge in China
Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday opened the world’s longest bridge nine years after construction began. The 34-mile-long span will connect Hong Kong and Macau to the Chinese mainland and is supposed to enhance economic growth in the region. The BBC and other British media are treating the bridge like an act of aggression. But Chinese planners expect great economic progress in the region. John Ross, Senior Fellow at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China....2018-11-02
China, Russia Capable of Outlasting US’ Economic Attacks
The US continues to sanction other countries’ economies, a senior Chinese university scholar told Sputnik Friday, because its own economic growth has stalled. But countries like Russia and China, which know struggle and hardship, can easily outlast the Trump administration, he said....2018-09-25
Why Germany's success in manufacturing is important to China
In my previous piece, I argued that US manufacturing has failed to regain its previous pre-international financial crisis levels after analyzing its manufacturing output and employment data. Its failure contrasts sharply with the situation not only of China but also of Germany. To illustrate this, the latest data for German manufacturing production is for June 2018....2018-09-17
"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,