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The End of Experimentation and Aspiration in Xi Jinping’s China

Enodo Economics Announcement Enodo Economics Chief Economist, Diana Choyleva, wrote a paper for the Asia Society Policy Institute’s Center for China Analysis, exploring how the leadership of Chinese President Xi Jinping has changed the fundamental incentives driving the behaviour of key groups in China and beyond. You can read the paper HERE. In it, Diana discusses the shift from an open, pragmatic, and experimental approach to development to a more centralised, ideology-driven model. The paper also explores the impact of Xi’s anti-corruption campaign, top-down directives, and the diminishing role of local experimentation in shaping China’s policies. It highlights the changing dynamics within the private sector and its relationship with the Party, as well as the challenges faced by China’s youth. Understanding these shifts is crucial for comprehending the future trajectory of China’s economy and its implications for global dynamics.

C.E.O Market Movers

Special Event Enodo Economics Chief Economist, Diana Choyleva, our Director of Geopolitics, Nigel Inkster, and Enodo’s special advisor Sir Alex Younger, took part in various educational sessions at the C.E.O. Market Movers event which was held on 1-5 October 2023, in London. Description “Will the US and China Go to War Over Taiwan?”, presented by Diana Choyleva The world would have been a far safer place right now were it not for a small island in the Pacific ocean. An island that’s over 270 times smaller than each of America and China has become the lynchpin of their far-reaching great power competition and threatens to unravel the global economic and political order as we know it. A conflict over Taiwan, accidental or intentional, is the most consequential risk facing the world and one which remains poorly understood. With the Sino-US confrontation heating up from a trade war to a tech…

Xi Jinping: The Hidden Agendas of China’s Ruler for Life

Hidden Agendas examines the policy, ideology and politics of this “ruler for life” Book Get a copy of the book HERE. Lam sets out the ambitious and multi-faceted agendas that Xi has laid out taking China up to the early 2040s. Through comparisons with former Party leaders, the book assesses whether, having abandoned many of the key precepts of the Era of Reform and the Open Door, the supreme leader’s restitution of Maoist standards might enable China to sustain economic growth and project hard and soft power worldwide. The book also examines whether the Party will succeed in retaining the support of 1.4 bn Chinese in the face of unprecedented challenges in the economic and geopolitical arenas. It provides a comprehensive picture of Xi’s rise to power; his AI-assisted and “legalistic” surveillance and control mechanisms; China’s evolving economic system; Xi’s foreign and national-security policies and the implications of the 20th Party…

The Great Decoupling – the East versus the West as the world bifurcates into two distinct spheres of influence

Deloitte Non-Executive Directors (NED) Networking Dinner Special Event Enodo Economics Chief Economist, Diana Choyleva, took part in the Deloitte Non-Executive Directors (NED) networking dinner on 25th of May in Dublin. Description The Deloitte bi-annual Non-Executive Directors (NED) networking dinner was hosted by Colm McDonnel, partner at the Risk Advisory practice at Deloitte. Diana gave a presentation on the Great Decoupling – the East versus the West as the world bifurcates into two distinct spheres of influence. She discussed where the growth opportunities lie and what the risks are in this world of great power competition between the existing hegemon – America and the aspiring one – China. A world where China has opened its financial markets to foreign investors, while simultaneously distancing itself from Western influence and the free market liberal ideals. A world where America is determined to contain China’s rise but is no longer assured of its success. A…

The Great Decoupling: US vs China

CEO Coaching International Webcast Special Event Enodo Economics Chief Economist, Diana Choyleva, took part in the CEO Coaching International Webcast on the evolving politics of business in the era of the Great Decoupling on 23rd of May 2023. Description Diana Choyleva joined the CEO Coaching International president, Randy Dewey, to discuss why ”The Great Decoupling” is the defining force shaping global politics and economics for the foreseeable future. They also talked about whether China will invade Taiwan and whether the US will get involved, what China’s cozier relationship with Russia means for the US and many more. You can watch the webinar HERE.

China’s New Pattern of Development: Can Xi Get Consumers to Spend?

APAC Outlook: Will China continue to drive growth? Special Event Enodo Economics Chief Economist, Diana Choyleva, took part in the Neudata ‘’APAC Outlook: Will China continue to drive growth?’’ on 23rd of February. This webinar was held in partnership with Morgan Stanley and was exclusive to Neudata and Morgan Stanley clients. Description The webinar broadly questioned what the next phase of the market will look like in the APAC region, with a focus on how China is diversifying its industries and navigating the post-COVID landscape. The sessions explored key macro trends, industry diversification, and how commodity markets are being affected. You can watch Diana Choyleva’s presentation HERE.

East vs West: The Great Decoupling That Will Shape Our Era

Deloitte GFSI Summit Special Event Enodo Economics Chief Economist Diana Choyleva took part in the Deloitte GFSI Summit 2022 on 17th of November in Lisbon. Description For over 20 years, hundreds of global financial leaders have gathered at the Deloitte GFSI Summit to examine and discuss critical issues impacting the financial services industry. The program for this year focused on building a better financial system. The summit explored topics including digital transformation, customer/client inclusion, ESG, regulation, and illicit finance. The program featured panel discussions, interviews and breakout sessions. The forum brings together the highest level of leadership from global financial services firms, in a private environment without the media. It also provides a place in which financial services leaders can speak to, hear from, and meet directly with their counterparts. Diana Choyleva’s Presentation Diana gave a presentation on the Great Decoupling – the East versus the West as the world bifurcates…

What Xi Jinping Wants and What This Means for World Markets

C.E.O. Global Leaders Forum Special Event Enodo Economics Chief Economist Diana Choyleva took part in the C.E.O. Global Leaders Forum 2022 on 17th of October in Washington. Description Xi Jinping has consolidated his position as the strongest leader communist China has had and is about to extend his rule indefinitely at the upcoming Party congress in mid-October. His vision for the future has taken China into uncharted waters and on a path of confrontation with America. How this great power completion, which Enodo Economics termed the Great Decoupling, unfolds will have profound implications for the global economy and markets for decades to come.