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China economy: risks rising, analysts divided, leadership resolute

An insight in to current economic conditions in China and possible opportunities and risks in short to medium term.

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Latest data show the economy continues to slow, led by a supply-side contraction in the property sector. Greater-than-usual uncertainty among analysts about what happens next. The economy is going through a necessary adjustment period . Provided authorities remain resolute on reform, the Chinese economy will emerge stronger and more dynamic. Expect both more stimulus and more reform in the coming months, alongside greater risk of financial instability.

Published 1 June 2014