The US wants to completely overhaul its trade relationship with China. That will have a significant effect on China’s economy. But it’s got plenty of other problems to worry about, too, says John Stepek.
Ignore the gloomsters, says Rupert Foster. Growth will slow for now, but the economy is undergoing a healthy transition to consumer-driven growth. The process will prove stronger than demographic headwinds.
The deceleration in China’s economy has fuelled fears that the boom of the previous decade is turning to bust. Marina Gerner reports.
The dispute over tariffs could be a foreshadowing of something far worse. Emily Hohler reports.
Between 2006 and 2016, average incomes in China more than tripled from about $3,000 to $10,000 per year.
A new round of US trade tariffs on $16bn-worth of Chinese imports kicked in last week, and Beijing retaliated with levies on the same amount of American goods.
The price of copper has tumbled as China’s leaders struggle to keep their economic plan on the road. John Stepek explains why that matters for your money.
China is moving away from reducing debt to focus on external problems. That could mean loosening monetary policy – and a rebound in market sentiment.
A sliding currency, weakening stockmarket and the threat of a trade war with the US spell trouble for China’s economy.
Investors may be overestimating China’s vulnerability to a trade war, but a slowing economy and an overheated property market, it’s not a good time.
Most global stockmarkets are looking a little wobbly at the moment. But Chinese stocks are in a full-blown bear market. John Stepek explains what that means for you.