US-China: through a Treasury bond, darkly | FT Alphaville

US-China: through a Treasury bond, darkly

With a hat tip to Blood and Treasure, the Committee of 100 (how mysterious does this lede sound already?) has released a big survey of how the US and China see each other. Previous one was in 2007.

There are some fun financial/economic sidelights… and some confused elites:

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Interestingly, Chinese business seems to have really changed its views of what China’s economy will be all about in 20 years:

While US debt barely registers on the Chinese public consciousness:

Not that they think it’s very safe:

As if on cue, Reuters revealed on Monday that the People’s Bank of China has achieved direct-bidder status in US Treasury auctions.

Related link:
China to US: we hate you – FT Alphaville (2009)