Domestic prices of raw materials – crucial ingredients in the infrastructure and real estate boom that has powered China’s economic recovery – have soared in recent weeks. Photo: Xinhua Domestic prices of raw materials – crucial ingredients in the infrastructure and real estate boom that has powered China’s economic recovery – have soared in recent weeks. Photo: Xinhua
Domestic prices of raw materials – crucial ingredients in the infrastructure and real estate boom that has powered China’s economic recovery – have soared in recent weeks. Photo: Xinhua

For China, excess economic stimulus not as risky as tapering stimulus too quickly, economists say

  • Soaring commodity prices raise questions about whether China created too much demand for raw materials by overcompensating for economic damage from pandemic
  • But analysts say higher prices were the direct result of surging post-pandemic demand, coupled with supply shortages of crucial commodities such as steel

Topic |   China economy
Domestic prices of raw materials – crucial ingredients in the infrastructure and real estate boom that has powered China’s economic recovery – have soared in recent weeks. Photo: Xinhua Domestic prices of raw materials – crucial ingredients in the infrastructure and real estate boom that has powered China’s economic recovery – have soared in recent weeks. Photo: Xinhua
Domestic prices of raw materials – crucial ingredients in the infrastructure and real estate boom that has powered China’s economic recovery – have soared in recent weeks. Photo: Xinhua
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