The Coming Collapse of China

Gordon Chang''s book points out some contradictions in China''s economy, but rather overstates his cas.e

Gordon Chang's  The Coming Collapse of China is a well-written and thought-provoking examination of the flaws in China's boom economy, although the story makes little effort to be even-handed, as the title makes clear.  

However, Chang has lived and worked in Shanghai for almost two decades as a lawyer, and his focus on China's economic flaws are worth reading, even though he is not a formal China expert.

The book culminates with  three scenarios in which the population could rise up against their rulers  a stock market collapse, a failed war against Taiwan, rage at official corruption, or a combination of all three. 

Chang goes behind the scene...

FinanceAsia has updated its subscription model.

Registered readers now have the opportunity to read 5 articles from our award-winning website for free.

To obtain unlimited access to our award-winning exclusive news and analysis, we offer subscription packages, including single user, team subscription (2-5 users), or office-wide licences.

To help you and your colleagues access our proprietary content, please contact us at subscriptions@financeasia.com, or +(852) 2122 5222

Article limit is reached.

Hello! You have used up all of your free articles on FinanceAsia.

To obtain unlimited access to our award-winning exclusive news and analysis, we offer subscription packages, including single user, team subscription (2-5 users), or office-wide licences. To help you and your colleagues access our proprietary content, please contact us at subscriptions@financeasia.com, or +(852) 2122 5222