A slackline walker takes his chance up in air during a challenge held in Taizhou in east China’s Zhejiang province in May 2016. Chinese authorities have to grapple with both the implications of the trade war with the US and their own commitment to deleveraging. Photo: Xinhua A slackline walker takes his chance up in air during a challenge held in Taizhou in east China’s Zhejiang province in May 2016. Chinese authorities have to grapple with both the implications of the trade war with the US and their own commitment to deleveraging. Photo: Xinhua
A slackline walker takes his chance up in air during a challenge held in Taizhou in east China’s Zhejiang province in May 2016. Chinese authorities have to grapple with both the implications of the trade war with the US and their own commitment to deleveraging. Photo: Xinhua
Nicholas Spiro
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The View by Nicholas Spiro

How will China walk the tightrope between stimulating growth and the need to rein in debt?

Nicholas Spiro says the recent strains on China’s economy have not entirely spooked investors, but the country has a tough economic balancing act to perform

A slackline walker takes his chance up in air during a challenge held in Taizhou in east China’s Zhejiang province in May 2016. Chinese authorities have to grapple with both the implications of the trade war with the US and their own commitment to deleveraging. Photo: Xinhua A slackline walker takes his chance up in air during a challenge held in Taizhou in east China’s Zhejiang province in May 2016. Chinese authorities have to grapple with both the implications of the trade war with the US and their own commitment to deleveraging. Photo: Xinhua
A slackline walker takes his chance up in air during a challenge held in Taizhou in east China’s Zhejiang province in May 2016. Chinese authorities have to grapple with both the implications of the trade war with the US and their own commitment to deleveraging. Photo: Xinhua
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Nicholas Spiro

Nicholas Spiro

Nicholas Spiro is a partner at Lauressa Advisory, a specialist London-based real estate and macroeconomic advisory firm. He is an expert on advanced and emerging economies and a regular commentator on financial and macro-political developments.