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China pathfinder: annual scorecard


Published 15 November 2021

This report recognizes the complexity of China’s economic system compared with open market economies.

China’s opacity continues to confound policymakers and financial experts, who disagree on basic facts about what is happening inside the country. This study by the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center and the Rhodium Group, tries to explain China’s economy through six key areas that define open-market systems: trade, innovation, direct investment, portfolio flows, market competition, and the financial system.

Drawing upon the expertise of Rhodium Group, which has worked on these issues for nearly two decades, the report offers sharp analysis and compelling data-visualization. This project is part of the GeoEconomics Center’s mission to break down barriers between finance and foreign policy.

Download China pathfinder: annual scorecard by the Rhodium Group’s China team in collaboration with the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics center.

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