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Jeremy Stevens is an international economist for the Standard Bank Group, based in Beijing, China. His analysis focuses on the Chinese macro landscape, financial markets and socio-political trends. Research gives special attention to the shift in economic influence towards the South and East, and how the change is re-calibrating Africa's broader external environment. Prior to this, Jeremy studied a Bachelor in Social Science in Politics, Philosophy and Economics degree at University of Cape Town; honours in international trade and development and a Masters in Economics from the University of Johannesburg. Currently he is a PhD candidate at London School of Economics.
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Inside China – China-Africa trade expanded by 20% in 2018by Jeremy Stevens Wed Jan 16 08:17:33 SAST 2019
Last year, China-Africa trade posted the fastest rate of growth since 2011, expanding by 20%, from USD170bn in 2017 to USD205bn in 2018. We expect bilateral trade to expand around
Inside China – Trade war hits homeby Jeremy Stevens Tue Jan 15 07:25:49 SAST 2019
The trade war is hitting home by way of weak monthly trade figures. Exports contracted for the first time in two years, by 4.4% y/y in December, after rising by
Inside China – A year of living dangerouslyby Jeremy Stevens Thu Jan 10 07:09:50 SAST 2019
Policy stimulus significant enough to reverse China’s economic slowdown seems most unlikely. Further support will undoubtedly be forthcoming, and the authorities have taken a pro-growth policy tilt in recent months,
Inside China – Cushioning the extent of China's slowdownby Jeremy Stevens Mon Jan 07 08:29:59 SAST 2019
The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has kicked off 2019 by cutting the reserve requirement ratio (RRR). This latest cut will come in two phases: the first 50 bps on
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