This Week’s Must Read Links



Trade and Business 

  • Canada must tread cautiously with China on Belt and Road Initiative, says expert | Business Standard
  • Trump’s tariffs will hit Canada nearly five times harder than China, the apparent target | National Post
  • Japanese envoy says signing of new TPPsends message to China on trade rules | CTV News
  • Donald Trump could offer Canada and Mexico exemption from metal tariffs, as China warns against trade war | The Telegraph
  • The Chinese government now controls the biggest retirement home chain in B.C. | Financial Post
  • China to start making foreign investment law | Global Times


  • Blockchain Expands Beyond Bitcoin To Amazon, Nvidia, Alibaba | Investor’s Business Daily
  • Hong Kong on course to become a smart city | Ejinsight
  • China is open to idea of a digital currency, as long as it’s ‘efficient and safe’ | South China Morning Post
  • How artificial intelligence will change the face of security in China | South China Morning Post
  • Major Toronto Attractions Now Accepting China’s Biggest Mobile PaymentOptions | Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada


Finance and Banking 

  • China, Canada and Hong Kong at Risk of Banking Crisis in BIS’s Early Warning Signal | Bloomberg