Business is booming in Beijing, for the time being. Picture: AFP
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

China’s great leap upwards – can the good times last or does an ‘inexorable rise’ always come before a fall?

As history has shown again and again and again – from Russia and Iran to the Philippines and Japan – a downturn is just a matter of time.

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Business is booming in Beijing, for the time being. Picture: AFP
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