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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.
Latest available research
Inside China – Of China's 15 fastest-growing export markets since 2009, 10 are in Africaby Jeremy Stevens Thu Feb 08 09:44:18 SAST 2018
Growth below trend in advanced economies after the 2008/9 financial crisis put great pressure on China’s export sector. In response, exporters recalibrated their geographical footprint, with emerging markets as a
Inside China – Private sector still trying to navigate China's new normalby Jeremy Stevens Wed Jan 31 09:30:42 SAST 2018
The good news is that the private sector is further along the credit cycle, and private sector fixed asset investment has stabilized, rising from a cyclical bottom of 3.9% in
Inside China – Promising progress on debt - but the job is far from doneby Jeremy Stevens Wed Jan 24 10:04:19 SAST 2018
In 2017 China started making important progress on its debt profile. The total debt-to-GDP ratio actually declined, from 243.9% in 2016, to 243.4% in 2017. Leverage is still growing, but
Inside China – Some downside risks to China's 6.3% GDP forecast for 2018 are worth talking aboutby Jeremy Stevens Thu Jan 11 10:40:13 SAST 2018
Beijing has spent the past three years promoting quality growth over quantity. Indeed, President Xi himself again stressed the importance of a “quality-oriented” growth model at the 19th Party Congress
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