Beijing must decide whether further stimulus measures are worth the financial risk, as domestic debt mounts. Illustration: Brian Wang Beijing must decide whether further stimulus measures are worth the financial risk, as domestic debt mounts. Illustration: Brian Wang
Beijing must decide whether further stimulus measures are worth the financial risk, as domestic debt mounts. Illustration: Brian Wang

China’s ‘two sessions’: leaders must decide whether to scale back economic stimulus as debt risks loom

  • World’s second-largest economy rolled out huge economic relief last year, but domestic debt and ‘grey rhino’ risks could threaten China’s financial system
  • China is expected to set an economic growth target of about 6 per cent for 2021, but some say it should skip setting a numeric goal for second consecutive year

Topic |   Two Sessions 2021 (Lianghui)
Beijing must decide whether further stimulus measures are worth the financial risk, as domestic debt mounts. Illustration: Brian Wang Beijing must decide whether further stimulus measures are worth the financial risk, as domestic debt mounts. Illustration: Brian Wang
Beijing must decide whether further stimulus measures are worth the financial risk, as domestic debt mounts. Illustration: Brian Wang
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