Performers take part in a dragon dance at sunrise on the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China in the Huairou district of Beijing on January 1. Photo: Reuters
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

As China’s days of meteoric growth come to an end, can it find a way out of its lost decade?

  • China ended the decade with a growth slowdown, a drop in its current account surplus and a sizeable budget deficit
  • Having lifted millions out of poverty in the decades leading up to 2010, the country did not go far enough in the past 10 years to loosen government control

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Performers take part in a dragon dance at sunrise on the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China in the Huairou district of Beijing on January 1. Photo: Reuters
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Richard Harris

Richard Harris

Richard has pioneered Asian investment management at senior levels for companies such as JP Morgan, Citi, BNY Mellon and several start-ups. He has 40 years of experience in a full range of investment and capital markets activities. He is CEO of Port Shelter Investment Management.