China’s economy grew by 4.9 per cent in the third quarter of 2021 compared with a year earlier, and it is expected to slow further. Photo: AFP
China’s economy grew by 4.9 per cent in the third quarter of 2021 compared with a year earlier, and it is expected to slow further. Photo: AFP

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From US trade tensions to Beijing’s zero-Covid goal, 5 dilemmas facing China’s economy

  • China’s economic growth is expected to slow in the fourth quarter and policymakers will have their work cut out stabilising it next year
  • Deleveraging in the property market, trade tensions and a zero tolerance approach to Covid-19 could all weigh on the economy

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China’s economy grew by 4.9 per cent in the third quarter of 2021 compared with a year earlier, and it is expected to slow further. Photo: AFP
China’s economy grew by 4.9 per cent in the third quarter of 2021 compared with a year earlier, and it is expected to slow further. Photo: AFP
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