Dangers in economic growth model – Shanghai Daily

From The China Economic Net: China’s economy is facing potential risks ranging from a growing wealth gap to an aging population. A national report prepared under the guidance of Premier Wen Jiabao acknowledged that key challenges also include dependence on oil imports and financial instability. “These aspects interact with each other and pose a great […]

Nick Mathiason: Can the world live with China?

From The Observer: Can the planet’s environment survive turbocharged economic growth from China? Last week, the might of the world’s most populous nation came into sharp focus. China officially overtook the United States as the world’s biggest consumer of agricultural and industrial goods. Meanwhile, its economy – on a steep upward curve for 20 years […]

Beijing professor: serious crisis in China before 2010

From China Elections and Governance: Peking University Professor Ding Yuanfu has presented a survey of governmental and non-governmental experts, most of who predict that a crisis with a big effect on China’s economic and social development will occur before the year 2010.

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