China’s flailing economy journeys into the unknown

  Michael Sainsbury China’s economy is moving closer to a possible dramatic tipping point as growth continues to slow and overall domestic confidence appears to be sapping. Official figures released today reckon that the economy grew 7.4 per cent on a yearly basis, the slowest pace since 2012 and down from 7.7% last quarter but

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China walks an economic tightrope as Australia holds its breath

  Michael Sainsbury So now we know. China’s statisticians have declared the country’s GDP grew at 7.7% last year, the equal lowest in more than a decade and just lower than last year’s 7.8%. Although numbers from China’s Party-controlled Bureau of Statistics are notoriously fudged and usually revised about six months down the track, it

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