If there’s a ray of good news to be found in China, it’s that the “something bad” Nariman Behravesh, IHS chief exonomist, referenced at the TPM Conference last March isn’t likely to be the full-blown financial crisis that hit the U.S. in 2008, but a longer-term period of slow growth.
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12 Oct 2016
The world’s factory will focus more on domestic consumption, and its citizens will increasingly sate their taste for foreign goods domestically.
08 Mar 2016
China’s exports tumbled 25.4 percent year-over-year in February and imports fell 13.8 percent as the country's trade slowdown accelerated, catching some analysts by surprise.
15 Feb 2016
Depressingly weak trade data greeted China as the country slowly gets back to business after the lunar New Year holidays.
20 Jan 2016
China is about to begin its latest Five Year Plan, and while it is easy to dismiss the planned approach as a Soviet-style relic of the past, the next few years will be critical to a country undergoing a chaotic transition from an export and industry focus to a consumption and services model.
19 Jan 2016
News that China’s GDP had slowed to 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, with a full-year economic growth of 6.9 percent, set off the usual frenzy of analysis across financial media platforms, with little useful information to be gleaned from all the chatter.