China’s economy has expanded hugely over the last two decades. Paul Bolinowsky, country manager, BNY Mellon Investment Management Australia, asks Ian Smith, global opportunities portfolio manager at Newton, some key questions about China: where the country is today, whether you can incorporate ESG analysis in assessing Chinese companies, and whether China is just ‘uninvestible’.

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