China’s great rebalancing challenge

While the Chinese economy continues to slowdown, policymakers in Beijing are faced with the dilemma of how to rebalance an economy that till now has relied heavily on investment.Here is a direct link.

“During the last crisis, we had China, and most of the other developing countries also had high growth rates. But now short term, you cannot expect a stimulus from China, so there’s no one to pull the world out of the next slump.” — Peter Loscher, Siemens CEO, April 2013

Also see Roubini’s latest update on the new normal, much subdued emerging market growth rates now that we are in a post-consumer credit bubble world. Excessive debt drove global growth up together, and now deleveraging and an aging population is driving it down: Trouble in Emerging-Markets Paradise.

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