The RMB Theory
When you go to the supermarket of the liquor store you expect to buy a real product. In China however, it could potentially be a fake product.
A new company called ‘Walimai’, is looking to end this and wants to protect consumers. More
China has invested around $225 billion in 2016 mainly by buying companies abroad. It is difficult to say exactly how much has been invested as foreign investments because of how money flows out of china through areas such as Hong Kong. This chapter discusses in which way China and Chinese companies invest abroad and the recent developments regarding this. More
In 2016, China became the first-ever middle income economy, that entered the top 25 of the global innovation index. As of 2017 they have moved up 3 spots and are currently ranked 22th of the world. More
It is no secret that China is not a fan of anything that is unregulated, this is also one of the reasons why initial coin offerings are currently banned in China. When looking outside of the crypto world we can clearly find examples on how China is currently regulating and protecting themselves. More
The fact that the Chinese government is doing its utmost to control its currency and that Chinese companies and wealthy individuals suffer from this is clear. At the same time, however, one tries to do everything possible to bypass these currency registrations. This chapter will discuss the various ways how Chinese avoid currency registrations in China. More
We all know that China plays a big role in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Recently China told all its Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges to stop. We do not yet know when or if these exchanges will be allowed to open up again. But what has led to this and why exactly did China order these exchanges to stop?
This is the first part from a 3-serie part paper that I wrote on the 9th of June 2017. Please be advised that new events might have taken place that can make certain information in this post outdated.
In recent years, China has grown tremendously due to demand from abroad. Due to this economic growth, China has been able to develop at a fast paced rate. Now, China wants to make use of this development by not allowing the economy to depend on external demand from abroad, but move towards a consumer based economy. This first part looks at the new currency regulations and the causes that led to this. More
The RMB Theory is a blog that focuses on technological innovation, economics, politics, finance and much more this all with a special focus on China and Asia. The goal of this blog is to inform, form an opinion and engage about the topics mentioned before and many more.
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