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Global economy supplement: is China heading for trouble?

The past is not always a good guide to the future

By George Magnus  

Working in Shanghai: the Chinese economy is now facing stiff headwinds. The IMF, for the first time, is predicting that it will slow. © donut

In the wake of a sustained slowdown in China’s economic growth, from about 11 per cent between 2006-11 to a little over 7 per cent in 2014, some people are wondering whether China could stall. That would hurt…

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