Workers build a suspension bridge over the Yangtze River in Wuhan. China needs to spend more, including on infrastructure, to arrest the economic slowdown. Photo: AFP
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

China needs to spend big, like it’s 2008 again, before the economic slowdown sets in

  • David Brown says the Chinese economy needs a stronger dosage of government intervention, or growth may slow to under 5 per cent next year
  • Beijing must expand the money supply, and ease credit conditions for households and companies

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Workers build a suspension bridge over the Yangtze River in Wuhan. China needs to spend more, including on infrastructure, to arrest the economic slowdown. Photo: AFP
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