Gabriel Wildau

Gabriel Wildau is a political risk analyst on China. He was previously Shanghai Bureau Chief for the Financial Times, where he covered China’s macro-economy, financial system, and markets.

Background

Gabriel Wildau is a Senior Vice President focusing on political risk analysis in China. He was previously Shanghai Bureau Chief for the Financial Times, where he covered China’s macro-economy, financial system, and markets.

Prior to the Financial Times, Gabriel served as the China Finance Correspondent and Markets Correspondent for Reuters, where he wrote daily reports on China’s interbank foreign exchange and money markets. He also worked as a research analyst for SK Group China and as the Beijing bureau chief for GaveKal-Dragonomics, a macro-economic consultancy. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and is fluent in Mandarin.

ASIA: Weekly politics update

( 5 mins read ) Below is the weekly update of political developments across East Asia. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you want to discuss any of the countries mentioned in more detail. US/CHINA: Washington designates more

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ASIA: Weekly Politics Update

( 6 mins read ) Below is the weekly update of political developments across East Asia. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you want to discuss any of the countries mentioned in more detail. US/China: Impact of US

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ASIA: Weekly Politics Update

( 7 mins read ) Below is the weekly update of political developments across East Asia. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you want to discuss any of the countries mentioned in more detail. US/China: Trump administration considers

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CHINA: Which Chinese companies are too big to fail?

( 6 mins read ) Rumors about financial distress at China’s largest property developer have raised questions about which companies Beijing considers too big to fail. Policymakers have become more selective about providing bailouts as they seek to discourage moral

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EUROPE/CHINA: Strategic autonomy and technology issues

( 6 mins read ) Amid Beijing’s generally more assertive foreign policy, there is rising media speculation that China’s leadership is increasingly willing to consider a military attack on Taiwan. But despite saber-rattling, there is little sign that Beijing’s fundamental

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China's move to tweak its exchange rate is less about weakening the yuan, and more about the gradual liberalization of the currency, say some market strategists.
@keping https://on.wsj.com/3jyuJ48

The Chinese quotation on @MichaelKovrig's Twitter page says "do to others what you would have them do to you"

It's a quote from Confucius, but of course it's a sentiment that also appears in the Bible

He's approaching 700 days in detention

This is my favorite answer to being asked to articulate the threat posed by Chinese apps etc. yet:

"Chinese technology is now so advanced that [we] cannot tell if it is being used for sinister purposes." https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8879791/China-close-world-domination-Europe-wake-danger-German-spy-chief-says.html?ito=social-twitter_mailonline

In U.S. prosecutions of Chinese researchers, rhetoric does not always match charges or evidence. My latest in @BW with colleague Joel Rosenblatt:
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-10-22/u-s-calls-chinese-visa-offenders-spies-without-showing-evidence?sref=3W79Ce8C via @BW

Public challenges, like one offered by [Cong], actually make it far less likely that Canada will do China’s bidding, whether the request is to return Ms Meng or to close our doors to asylum seekers from Hong Kong. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3106359/china-unleashed-some-wolf-warrior-diplomacy-canada-it-may-have

This approach didn't exactly work out well during the Cold War. "Intelligence collected around the world will always have a Chinese angle, will always look for Chinese threats just as we once saw events in Angola through the prism of the Soviet Union." https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-10-21/-five-eyes-spy-alliance-trains-focus-on-xi-in-echo-of-cold-war

Some thoughts on the Fiji fight.

How could such a bizarre series of events occur?

The first thing to understand is that there’s no such thing as a low-stakes event when it comes to Chinese diplomacy.

Especially if it involves Taiwan 1/

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-10-19/taiwanese-diplomat-hurt-in-scuffle-with-china-officials-in-fiji

Wow. Xi says China has not completed 2020 goals of poverty alleviation & achieving “moderately prosperous society” amid challenges food Covid19 and nationwide historic floods

习近平对脱贫攻坚工作作出重要指示强调 善始善终 善作善成 不获全胜决不收兵

https://m.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_9603323

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