30 Total Quotes

Stephen Green Quotes

All of these things are what foreign competitive institutions are good at and what Chinese institutions lack.
Stephen Green
#Chinese

The government has to walk a tightrope, restraining the excessive investment while not undermining dynamic growth.
Stephen Green
#Government

potential public relations disaster of profiting from filth and blasphemy.
Stephen Green
#Disaster

As if China's economy was not growing fast enough, thanks to a statistical revision, growth in 2005 looks like being about 30 percent.
Stephen Green
#Economy

It's important because in theory, companies are allowed to privatize, In practice, we won't see a broad privatization.
Stephen Green
#Practice

I am worried that there are people working in television who know something is going to be offensive and then just go ahead and show it.
Stephen Green
#People

Can the government introduce price relaxations gradually enough so as to keep CPI at two-three percent a year?,
Stephen Green
#Government

The big worry is that these energy prices hit the economy all at once and CPI rises too quickly.
Stephen Green
#Economy

As soon as we have market makers, banks will be given freedom to price dollars against yuan. They would definitely create a market. We expect the margin in which the yuan is traded will widen.
Stephen Green
#Freedom

Any analysis of the demographics of emerging markets tells you that consumer finance is going to be an important part, and a rapidly growing part, of the financial-services spectrum for a long time to come,
Stephen Green
#Finance

Now their performance won't just be evaluated by the government - it'll be reflected in the share price. And there's a feeling that this will be a major catalyst for change.
Stephen Green
#Government

Plenty of people in this organization earn more than me. I genuinely don't care,
Stephen Green
#People

This tour can only bring the judgment of Almighty God on the United Kingdom.
Stephen Green
#God

It's all good. A bigger economy means all the dangerous ratios, such as investment as a percentage of G.D.P., all fall. And they are usually cited as showing that the Chinese economy is in danger or headed for a fall.
Stephen Green
#Economy

The recent national economic survey has apparently found another 2.4 trillion yuan (296 billion dollars) worth of output.
Stephen Green
#Worth

This could give the senators more meat for their argument.
Stephen Green
#Senators

We believe this is a serious U.S.-dollar negative.
Stephen Green
#Believe

The IMF (International Monetary Fund) was looking for domestic debt at year-end 2005 to be worth 19.6 percent of GDP. That can now be revised down to about 16 percent.
Stephen Green
#Debt

The economy is like a supertanker. All these things should slow the economy down. But as a supertanker, it's got so much momentum behind it.
Stephen Green
#Economy

For the last three years we've been debating the whole share sell-off reform. Now people are a lot more bullish. I think there is a sense that the worst is over now.
Stephen Green
#People

They've been slow on opening the floodgates to allow more capital out of the country because even though now there are clear reasons for bringing capital into China, some day people will want to get out of the yuan - whether it's for safety or a higher return.
Stephen Green
#Country

Beijing is becoming like a massive aid donor. It will face exactly the same problems as the World Bank faces aiding Third World countries.
Stephen Green
#Problems

I'm surprised it hasn't happened earlier. This kind of volatility is hardly earth shattering.
Stephen Green
#Earth

They're basically clinically equivalent, but one point of market share is worth millions of dollars, so if they can move the needle one way or the other with some new data, it's worth it for them to try.
Stephen Green
#Worth

You've vested authority in your executive director. Two minutes ago when you adopted those bylaws, you empowered him.
Stephen Green
#Authority

It's actually huge. It's the beginning of a wave of Chinese global investment.
Stephen Green
#Beginning

I don't think this out of control. I would say, given that most people are expecting a slow down in the U.S. this year, they probably wouldn't want to put the breaks down too hard.
Stephen Green
#Control

China is at a point in growth where South Korea was in maybe the mid-to-late 1960s. It took Korea another couple of decades before it got to a situation where it was a much more consumer-reliant economy.
Stephen Green
#Growth

We really didn't expect the central bank to raise the rate so quickly. It shows the central government is serious about curbing rising investment.
Stephen Green
#Government

They seem to think he's a Mexican. Both he and his parents were born in the San Joaquin Valley.
Stephen Green
#Parents