Latest Issue

Will the next financial crisis be Made in China?

Has the world economy’s main engine of growth suddenly become its biggest threat?

By Anatole Kaletsky   November 2015

Chancellor George Osborne speaking during a meeting with Chinese investors in Chengdu ©Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Read more: Is Osborne making a mistake in China?

The Conservative government’s latest panacea for sluggish economic growth and possible isolation from Europe has been the promise of surging trade with China. But just as George Osborne was kow-towing to Chinese politicians and businessmen on his summer sales trip, the country plunged into financial turmoil which…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to

More From Prospect