James Kynge is emerging markets editor. He writes about emerging markets and, in particular, China’s growing global footprint in business, finance and politics.
He won the 2016 Wincott Foundation award for Financial Journalist of the Year. His prize-winning 2006 book, “China Shakes the World”, was a bestseller translated into 19 languages.
Before returning to London in 2008, he spent 25 years reporting from Asia with postings in China, Japan, former Soviet Central Asia and Southeast Asia. He is chairman of FT Confidential Research, having founded “China Confidential”, a research company, in 2009.