February 3, 2014

Who Will be the Next China?

Samuel Rines, The National Interest

The Associated Press

China posted astounding growth rates both before and after the Great Recession. But now its GDP growth numbers are decelerating, and the days of 10 percent growth are over. Slowing is different than ceasing to contribute, however, and China should continue to contribute more than any other country to global growth.

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TAGGED: China, Global Economy


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