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Why Slow Growth Might Actually Be Good For China

Initially published at http://www.forbes.com/sites/ckgsb/2015/03/16/why-slow-growth-might-actually-be-good-for-china/

China recently unveiled its GDP expansion target. At 7%, it is the lowest in 11 years. The last time China set such a “humble” target was during the post-Asian financial crisis era, when the country maintained a 7% goal for six consecutive years. 559 more words

Forbes.com

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China admits it's struggling to hit its growth target for the first time in years

A little over a week ago, the Chinese government finally put a number to its aim of slower, more sustainable growth. It set its 2015 goal for GDP growth at “around 7%,” down from “around 7.5%” in 2014.  342 more words

China has plenty of room to maneuver policy: Premier Li

(Reuters) – China has a lot of room to maneuver its policy and boost its economy having avoided using strong, short-term stimulus in recent years, Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday, in a rare suggestion that authorities can do much more to stoke growth. 611 more words

Economist 3/12/15

  1. CHINA has cut its growth target for 2015 to 7%, which would be the slowest expansion in more than two decades. Data this week show it will be a stretch to hit even that.
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