Residents walk by a property sales office in Beijing on October 5. First-time homebuyers in China could benefit as policymakers shift back towards support for the property market. Photo: AP
Residents walk by a property sales office in Beijing on October 5. First-time homebuyers in China could benefit as policymakers shift back towards support for the property market. Photo: AP
Chaoping Zhu
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Chaoping Zhu

Why weaker growth and market fears might delay, but won’t derail, China’s reform push

  • China’s economy is still growing fast enough to give policymakers cover to continue with reforms, but some adaptation may well be necessary
  • The pace and breadth of reforms is weighing on market sentiment, possibly forcing a rebalancing between long-term goals and short-term stability

Residents walk by a property sales office in Beijing on October 5. First-time homebuyers in China could benefit as policymakers shift back towards support for the property market. Photo: AP
Residents walk by a property sales office in Beijing on October 5. First-time homebuyers in China could benefit as policymakers shift back towards support for the property market. Photo: AP
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