A worker in protective overalls walks near containers on a ship in Qingdao, Shandong province, Nov. 7, 2021. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
A worker in protective overalls walks near containers on a ship in Qingdao, Shandong province, Nov. 7, 2021. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

My Take by Zhou Xin

Beijing likely to ease harsh regulatory measures to avoid economic slump in 2022

  • The floor for GDP growth next year may be set at 5 per cent or 5.5 per cent, slightly lower than this year’s full-year growth but higher than the 4.9 per cent rate in Q3
  • In recent years, China’s policymakers have done an impressive job of walking the fine line between ensuring short-term stability and addressing in-depth problems

A worker in protective overalls walks near containers on a ship in Qingdao, Shandong province, Nov. 7, 2021. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
A worker in protective overalls walks near containers on a ship in Qingdao, Shandong province, Nov. 7, 2021. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
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