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by Mengyu Dong | Jul 18, 2012
As China’s economic growth dropped to a three-year low of 7.6%, Premier Wen Jiabao promised on Tuesday to launch new plans to prop up the job market. From Joe McDonald at the Associated Press: Premier Wen Jiabao said Tuesday...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 11, 2010
Global Times interviews Xu Xiaonian, a professor at China Europe International Business School: NE: Year-on-year GDP rose by 11.9 percent in the first quarter of 2010. Some believe that China has entered the fast track of...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 2, 2010
From an editorial in the Financial Times: The world has watched in awe as China has sailed, seemingly without effort, through the worst global financial crisis in decades. In 2009, the economy barely paused for breath, racking...
by Liu Yong | Dec 24, 2009
From Reuters: The Chinese government will deliver on its commitment to spend 1.18 trillion yuan ($173 billion) before the end of 2010, the core of the country’s stimulus package, a deputy finance minister said on Thursday....
by Sophie Beach | Nov 11, 2009
From the New York Times: Industrial output and retail sales for October both topped analysts’ expectations, with jumps of 16.1 percent and 16.2 percent, respectively, from a year earlier. The increases also were higher than in...
by Liu Yong | Oct 25, 2009
From Time: Since the global financial crisis hit last year, Chinese officials have been firm about the need to maintain about 8% economic growth to ensure stability. Before the last office door swung shut at Lehman Brothers in...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 22, 2009
The New York Times reports on the success of China’s stimulus funding, achieved by leaders who are, “unfettered by public opinion, partisan squabbling or parliamentary opposition”: The stimulus package,...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 10, 2009
The Financial Times looks at the recent economic stimulus plan and political cycles in China: In China the government’s power over the economic cycle is taken as a given. Of greater interest for the chattering classes in Beijing...
by Liu Yong | Aug 9, 2009
From Bloomberg: China will maintain its current macroeconomic policy stance aimed at bolstering domestic spending as the nation continues to experience fallout from the global recession, Premier Wen Jiabao said. The effect of...
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