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Here’s why China won’t overtake the US as the largest economy anytime soon

"The widespread assumption that China will overtake the US as the world's largest economy is likely to be proved wrong," says Capital Economics.

China’s true economic growth could be half of what everyone thinks

GDP growth could be as low as half the official number and that markets are likely overestimating China’s importance for the global economy.

These 4 Goldman Sachs charts show how hard Trump’s trade war is hitting the US and China

Goldman Sachs says the trade dispute is hitting China especially hard.

Chinese consumers spend US$22 billion in first nine hours of Alibaba’s Singles’ Day shopping event

Opening sales were brisk, hitting US$10 billion in just under 30 minutes, half the time from the previous year.
China's factory output is slowing.

China’s factory output slipped to its lowest level in 8 months as Trump’s trade-war malaise sets in

New export orders led the fall — a sign that Trump's trade war has further damaged China's export economy.

Chinese officials reportedly cast doubt on any long-term trade deal with Trump — and his impulsive nature is part of the problem

"Chinese officials have warned they won't budge on the thorniest issues," Bloomberg reported. And they're also worried "he may back out" of a deal.
China has overtaken the US to have the most wealthy people of any country.

China has overtaken the US to have the most wealthy people in the world

There are 100 million Chinese among the richest 10%, compared to 99 million Americans, Credit Suisse has revealed.

China’s economy grew at slowest rate since the 1990s — and it could yet get worse

Monetary policy may likely loosen to help drive China's economy, but "it will take time for this to put a floor beneath economic growth."

China’s surprise slump in exports shows Trump’s trade war damage — and Goldman Sachs says tariffs are coming despite a partial deal

Trump boasted of a partial trade deal with China, but Goldman says "it is more likely than not" that December tariffs kick in, perhaps with a delay.

China is nearing a record number of state-backed investments in private companies

While China has pledged "unwavering" support for private businesses, the government has strengthened its role in the sector in recent years.