Apr 29, 2022 12:30 PM

Weekly Must-Read: Three Things to Know About China’s New Futures Law

The Caixin Must-Read newsletter brings you the best of our coverage over the past week, handpicked by our editors.

# Finance #

Three Things to Know About China’s New Futures Law

The new framework comes as the country has opened the market to greater overseas participation

Five Things to Know About China’s Private Pension System

The underdeveloped third pillar aims to supplement the first two by giving residents more options to save for retirement

Five Things to Know About China’s Overarching Financial Stability Law

What’s the law’s purpose, who’s responsible for what, and major concerns over the proposed legislation

# Cover Story #

Shanghai’s Rocky Road to Rebooting

China’s financial, logistics and manufacturing giant struggles to get back on its feet as Covid lockdowns snarl logistics and restrict the workforce

# Business #

In Depth: Why Easing Policies Might Not Revive China’s Property Market Any Time Soon

Sales remain weak despite authorities loosening monetary policy and making it easier to get a mortgage

Cost of Sea Freight From China Continues to Fall Off Record High

Slackening overseas demand and domestic Covid outbreaks have pushed down prices from February’s peak

# Tech #

Huawei Targets Corporate Clients as Consumer Business Suffers

Shenzhen-based tech giant renames its ‘consumer business’ unit to ‘terminal business’ as it touts customization and products for government and corporate customers

# Economy #

China’s RCEP Trade Gets Off to a Good Start

Value of imports and exports with the 14 other members of the free trade pact rose 9.5% to $449.4 billion in first quarter, customs data show


# China #

In Depth: How ‘Judicial Brokers’ May Have Swayed a Ruling by China’s Top Court

Investigation of a former court vice president involving three top aides may have been triggered by evidence of influence-peddling in the controversial New China Life ruling

# World #

In Depth: How Kazakhstan Distances Itself From Russia to Pursue Domestic Reforms

The Central Asia nation is attempting a geopolitical balancing act amid the war in Ukraine as it moves ahead with political reforms that include limits on presidential power

# Weekend Long Read #

The Challenges of Building Up China’s Biobank

Obstacles remain to funding, data handling, and breaking down the silos that separate researchers and physicians

# Opinion #

Will U.S. Rate Hikes Send Chinese Stocks and Bonds Tumbling?

It depends on whether the slowdown in Chinese economy can be reversed

Yuan’s Share of Global Forex Reserves Will Eventually Surpass Yen, Sterling

Financial sanctions imposed on Russia have renewed interest in the potential for the greater use of the yuan

# Gallery #

Gallery: Chinese Targeted in Pakistan Attack


# Podcast #

China's Green Finance - Promoting ESG and Decarbonization

Caixin invited Mr. Michael SHEREN, senior advisor within the Bank of England and the United Nations Development Programme Finance Hub, and Dr. BAI Bo, chairman and CEO of the Asia Green Fund, to share their insights on green finance in China and what international investors can do to navigate this market.

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