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Strong China first-quarter GDP growth supported by construction, manufacturing, hi-tech

Reuters Staff April 18, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s better-than-expected economic expansion in the first quarter was backed by a pickup in construction and industry, while a slowdown in the services and agriculture sectors dragged on growth, official data showed on Wednesday. 434 more words

How Long Until China Cranks Up the Debt Engine?

Its economy’s steady first-quarter growth masks some worrying signs

Cherry blossoms during their peak season earlier this month in east China’s Jiangsu province. While the country’s economy grew this quarter, cracks are beginning to show.  503 more words

China Fends Off Trade Trouble With 6.8% Growth -- Entire supply chains have moved to China for automakers, others

Performance suggests that trade tensions with the U.S. are having little impact on Chinese economy

Chinese factory workers assembling cars at an auto plant of Jianghuai Automobile Co. 2,057 more words

Trade Is a Matter of Survival for China, by Jim Rickards

The impetus for everything the Chinese government does to “manage” the economy is political: keeping the Chinese government in power. From Jim Rickards at thedailyreckoning.com: 422 more words


China's political landscape is changing and we need to talk about it

By Liam Dann
New Zealand Herald

While all the trade war drama played out in the White House this week, New Zealand’s other major trading partner, China, was quietly making dramatic changes to its constitution and economy that could ultimately prove more significant. 926 more words

China allows foreigners to enter $27 trn payments market

China will permit foreign companies to access its $27 trillion payments market, further opening up the world’s second-largest economy.

Foreign players can start applying for payment licenses and will be treated the same as local firms, the People’s Bank of China said in a statement on Wednesday. 142 more words