Xi-Jinping_by-Thierry-EhrmannIsaac Leung

A Darkening Outlook for China’s Economy in Next 5 Years?

As world leaders gather in Beijing this week for an Asian summit, global economists continue to scrutinize China’s growth for signs of weakness. They are there, particularly in the medium term, but whether the Xi Jinping regime can overcome the skeptics is a tricky call to make. Not so long ago, China was hailed as on track to be the …

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