The risk of a steep slide in China’s economy has reduced, the head of a government research center said on Sunday, adding the country had moved through an “L-shaped” pattern of slowing to now “horizontal” growth. 407 more words
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By Douglas Bulloch
I write about the political economy of China and its major industries
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- The real danger is that many years of priming the pump leaves China with few options but to keep pumping.
By Sue-Lin Wong | BEIJING Wed Mar 8, 2017 | 9:48am EST
China unexpectedly posted its first trade gap in three years in February as a construction boom pushed imports much higher than expected and as increasing U.S. 876 more words
The Chinese growth target for this year has been cut to around 6.5%, down from 6.5 to 7% last year, Premier Li Keqiang has announced. 483 more words
By Elias Glenn and Yawen Chen | BEIJING Wed Mar 1, 2017 | 8:54pm EST
China’s factory activity expanded faster than expected in February as domestic and export demand picked up, adding to signs that the global economy is regaining momentum even as fears grow of a surge in trade protectionism. 866 more words