Jun 17, 2022 11:36 AM

Weekly Must-Read: China’s Efforts to Prop Up Property Market Fall Short

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

# Business #

In Depth: China’s Never-Ending Coal Price Woes

Policies to stabilize the market are proving hard to enforce and geopolitics is causing new problems

China’s Efforts to Prop Up Property Market Fall Short

While local governments have taken steps to stimulate the ailing sector, both supply and demand remain weak

# Cover Story #

The Disarray in China’s Vocational Training System

Supply of skilled workers to keep the economy functioning shrivels after decades of emphasis on university education and professional training

# Economy #

Four Things to Know About China’s Plan to Go ‘All-Out’ on Infrastructure

As policymakers dust off the old stimulus playbook to boost growth, some observers wonder if the spending drive will have the desired effect

# Finance #

In Depth: China’s Struggle to Rev Up Credit Demand

Government efforts at monetary easing, including measures such as interest rate cuts, have been unable to spur growth

Foreign Capital Roars Back Into China’s Stock Market

In early June, overseas investors bought a net 26.1 billion yuan of mainland-listed shares, more than the combined total for the previous two months


# Opinion #

China Should Deepen Reforms and Opening Up to Keep Economy Stable

For the Chinese economy to stabilize, it is important to revitalize private and foreign investment, and boost market players’ confidence in China’s economic prospects

# China #

Did Henan Authorities Abuse Virus Controls to Stymie Swindled Bank Depositors?

Investors planning to gather in Zhengzhou for June 13 protest find themselves locked down as their health risk codes suddenly turn red

North China City Launches Flash Campaign to Curb Gang Violence Amid National Outcry

Government drive is a response to a restaurant brawl in which women were assaulted by thugs

# World #

China Will Go to War if ‘Anyone Dares’ Aid Taiwan Independence, Defense Minister Warns

Wei Fenghe warns the U.S. at a security conference in Singapore that his country ‘will fight to the very end’ to defend its sovereignty over the island

# Weekend Long Read #

China’s Trade Growth Recovers From Covid Shock

Clear improvements in both exports and imports reflect that China is gradually moving away from the severe omicron-led supply chain and logistics disruptions over the last two month

# Gallery #

Gallery: Life Interrupted Again as Covid Cases Rebound in Beijing


# Podcast #

Caixin China Biz Roundup: Local Officials Accused of Exploiting Health Code System

Anti-Covid system allegedly used to prevent people from withdrawing cash out of banks in Henan province


Red Flag in Henan’s Bogus Red Health Codes

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