China’s annual central economic work conference is expected to take place in Beijing this week. Photo: AFP
China’s annual central economic work conference is expected to take place in Beijing this week. Photo: AFP

Ahead of China’s key economic meeting, ‘risk of potential instability’ looms large in decision-making

  • China’s Politburo highlights the central government’s concerns over weak investment and sluggish demand in the lead-up to its annual central economic work conference
  • If slowdown in economic growth is worse than expected in 2022, authorities may expand monetary and fiscal policies and return to infrastructure spending

Topic |   China's economic recovery
China’s annual central economic work conference is expected to take place in Beijing this week. Photo: AFP
China’s annual central economic work conference is expected to take place in Beijing this week. Photo: AFP
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