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Exports Recover as China Shifts Its Base in 2017
Chinese exports in US dollar terms fell 7.7% in 2016 compared to 2015, making it the worst decline since 2009.
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Will Slowdown in China Keep Affecting Global Growth?
According to Gorman, China’s transition and trade war with the US are points of concern.
What Caused Westpac MNI Consumer Sentiment to Fall?
The Westpac MNI China CSI fell 3.1% to 114.2 in May from 117.8 in April. All of the components of the headline indicator contributed to the fall.
Why Westpac MNI China Consumer Sentiment Eased after Sharp Rise
The Westpac MNI China Consumer Sentiment Indicator fell 0.3% to 117.8 in April after rising sharply in March.
Why George Soros Warns of a Credit Crisis in China
George Soros has been criticized by the Chinese government. He commented that the Chinese economy is headed for a “hard landing.”
Why Did China’s GDP Grow in 1Q16?
According to the NBS (National Bureau of Statistics of China), China’s GDP grew 6.7% in 1Q16.
How Did China’s Service Sector Fare in March?
China’s service sector expanded at a moderate pace in March. The Caixin China General Services Business Activity Index beat the neutral value of 50 to come in at 51.3 in March.
How Did Caixin China Services and Composite PMI Trend?
The Caixin China General Services Business Activity Index came in above the neutral 50.0 value at 51.2 in February, which was down from 52.4 in January.
Westpac MNI Consumer Sentiment Hit Its Lowest since October 2015
The Westpac MNI China CSI fell 3.1% to 111.3 in February from 114.9 in January as household finances and the outlook for spending deteriorated.
China-Focused Mutual Funds: Slowing GDP, Growth after Expansion
With a rapid wave of economic expansion, China emerged as a world’s second-largest economy in 2010 behind the US, after being the fifth largest in 2002. In the last decade, China’s gross domestic product grew by 10.6%.
China’s MNI Business Sentiment Fell in January
China’s MNI Business Sentiment Indicator fell to 52.3 in January from 52.7 in December. The overall indicator fell, but production and new orders rose in January.
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China’s Industrial Production and Urban Fixed-Asset Investments Slip in December
According to the NBS, China’s urban fixed-asset investments grew by 10.0% to about 55.2 trillion yuan in 2015, which was down from 15.7% in 2014.
China’s Industrial Production Grew 6.2% in November
According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, China’s industrial production grew 6.2% year-over-year in November, up from 5.6% in October.
China’s Business Sentiment Contracts Fell in November
In November, China’s MNI Business Sentiment Indicator fell 10.3% to 49.9—below the neutral level of 50. It was also lower than the October reading of 55.6.
China’s PPI Data Indicate Continued Deflationary Pressure
In October, China’s PPI for manufactured goods fell 5.9% YoY as manufacturers resorted to price-cutting due to weak demand.
China’s Industrial Production and Urban Fixed Asset Investment
China’s industrial production grew 5.6% year-over-year in October 2015. It was the slowest pace since April 2015, which points out lower capacity utilization in the industrial sector.
What Do China’s CPI, PPI, and Debt Data Indicate?
China’s consumer price index (or CPI) rose to 1.6% year-over-year in September, mainly due to higher food prices and not improvement in economic activity.