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The China National Bureau of Statistics announced recently that Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) was 49.8%, 0.6% higher than the previous month. However, HSBC Holdings PLC (HSBC) announced that China's manufacturing sector PMI was 47.9%, which was the same as before, and lower than the official CCP number. Basically the China NBS is focusing more on large-scale SOE (State-Owned Enterprise) which help to boost the figures while HSBC use the private sector. HSBC's figures are more objective and comprehensive.

China's aggressive Foreign Policies are triggering a shift in investment from Japan

Impact of Chinese Economy Collapse on Japan Economy

Energy

Energy

Information related to investments and activities of the Energy sector, a sector with growing focus in light of energy policy shift around the world.

Why the sudden rise in aggressiveness of China toward Japan? What are the real reasons behind it and could their territorial claims be legitimate?

China is the world’s largest energy consumer and is running out of oil because its aging onshore fields (Daqing, Henan, Jilin, and Shengli) cannot keep pace with its growing consumption needs.
By the end of this decade, the country will need to import more than 60% of its crude compared with about 50% now and one third of its natural gas, according to estimates from China Petroleum & Chemical Industry Federation.
“China has to look for offshore fields to deliver the energy supply it needs as onshore fields are exhausted,” said Lin BoQiang, director of the China Center for Energy Economics Research at Xiamen University in Fujian province.

The start of Energy Deregulation for Japan

An invention to recycle plastic back to oil