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China economy


Covid lockdowns revive the ghosts of a planned economy

April 26, 2022 2:40 pm

China is meddling with free enterprise as it hasn’t in decades. The results are familiar to those old enough to remember: scarcity, and the rise of black markets.

China’s economy continues to slow, Rattled by real estate and energy

October 19, 2021 10:52 am

The National Bureau of Statistics announced Monday that China’s economy increased 4.9% in the third quarter from the same period last year; the period was markedly slower than the 7.9% increase in the previous quarter.

A year after COVID began, China's economy is beating world

January 15, 2021 1:02 pm

Economists expect China’s GDP will expand 8.2% this year, continuing to outpace global peers including the US.

China to overtake US as largest global economy by 2028 — report

December 26, 2020 3:35 pm

The quickened pace has been attributed to the difference between Beijing and Washington's response to the coronavirus pandemic and the recovery that followed.

China's factory activity expands at fastest pace in over 3 years

November 30, 2020 11:39 am

Upbeat data released on Monday suggests the world's second-largest economy is on track to become the first to completely shake off the drag from widespread industry shutdowns, with recent production data showing manufacturing now at pre-pandemic levels.

China to reveal how it plans to grow economy into the 2030s

October 29, 2020 12:47 pm

China’s Communist Party is expected to release two policy blueprints at the end of four days of closed-door meetings in Beijing: Their usual five-year plan and a longer strategy document that stretches until 2035.

China’s new growth plan may push economy past US within decade

October 26, 2020 12:09 pm

If China’s economy -- which is already recovering swiftly from the coronavirus shock -- can stick to the growth trajectory of recent years, it’ll surpass the U.S. within the next decade.

China's imports, exports surge as global economy reopens

October 13, 2020 2:32 pm

As the global economy restarts, Chinese firms are rushing to grab market share as their rivals grapple with reduced manufacturing capacity.

As China ages, a push to add elevators offers a new kind of economic relief

September 24, 2020 10:41 am

Although China still likes grandiose infrastructure projects, they no longer have the same economic effect. High-speed rail lines and superhighways already link every large city, so new ones connect smaller and smaller communities in China’s mountainous interior — at exorbitant cost.

China tries to build a road to economic recovery

August 01, 2020 3:22 pm

The company, China’s largest producer of construction equipment, is at the center of Beijing’s strategy to revive the country’s economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic by doubling down on a tested strategy: investing in infrastructure projects at home.