July 30, 2009
China has long pegged its currency to the Dollar. After the USD started to depreciate against many currencies in 2002, expectations emerged that China would move away from a tight dollar peg. Fol…
October 17, 2017
This is a guest post by Cole Frank, a research associate at the Council on Foreign Relations.
China watchers are always looking for new ways to gauge capital flows and pressure on the yuan. The mo…
August 30, 2016
The Bank for International Settlements’ (BIS) broad effective index is the gold standard for assessing exchange rates. And the BIS shows—building on a point that George Magnus has made—that China’s c…
October 30, 2018
China could widen the trading band around its currency in response to Trump's tariffs, but that wouldn't give it full policy autonomy. It would still need to defend the new edge of any trading band.
November 1, 2019
Russia targets African countries on Facebook with new disinformation tactics; WhatsApp sues NSO Group after 1,400 users compromised with spyware; China throws support behind blockchain with digital y…
October 10, 2019
The facts are not in dispute. On October 6, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted: “Fight for Freedom: Stand with Hong Kong,” igniting a political firestorm in Beijing. Other Rockets he…
October 9, 2019
More than a million Muslims have been arbitrarily detained in China’s Xinjiang Province. The reeducation camps are just one part of the government’s crackdown on Uighurs.
August 13, 2019
China really did manipulate its currency before the global crisis. It really doesn't do so now. But how China's manages its currency still matters for the global economy.
August 8, 2019
The Trump administration has declared China a currency manipulator, but what that means for the ongoing trade war is far from clear.
June 22, 2010
By ending the yuan’s peg to the U.S. dollar, China will deflect pressure over its currency policy at the upcoming G20 meeting. But tensions will persist over the pace of reform, says CFR’s Steven Dun…