Sino File by Cary Huang
Why a cooling in China’s economy would be a good thing
Some may doubt the veracity of Beijing’s 2017 rosy growth data, but even if expansion slows this year, it will only be the sign of a healthy transition
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.