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Chinese manufacturing sinks to three-year low

An official survey has shown Chinese manufacturing at its weakest in more than three years. The disappointing numbers underline jitters in the world’s second-largest economy. Figures released Tuesday from China’s National Bureau of Statistics further illustrate manufacturing output is falling, with analysts calling the slump a three-year low. Weak demand from both domestic and overseas …

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China’s struggle to slow

By Yu Yongding BEIJING: At the opening of the annual session of China’s parliament, the National People’s Congress (NPC), Premier Wen Jiabao announced that the government’s target for annual economic growth in 2012 was 7.5%. With the global economy still struggling to recover, Wen’s announcement of such a significant dip in China’s growth rate naturally sparked …


The future of China’s growth

By Justin Yifu Lin BEIJING: The slowdown of China’s economy has captured the headlines in recent weeks. Whether it is a permanent or temporary adjustment, the Chinese authorities have much work to do in laying the groundwork for strong economic performance in the medium and long term. Despite extraordinary growth since the start of its transition …


China’s growing growth risks

By Yao Yang BEIJING: If everything goes right for China, it will surpass the United States as the world’s largest economy, in current dollar terms (and more quickly in real terms), by 2021. Its per capita income will reach that of today’s lower tier of high-income countries. But, despite its forward momentum, the Chinese economy faces …


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