The Chinese economy has kept up one of the world’s strongest rates of growth for decades, but the tumultuous events of 2016 and the underlying threats of builtup debt and a skewed growth pattern could knock it off course. What does the new year hold? Will China continue to be a roaring dragon, or a sluggish panda? China’s robust growth and moderate inflation in 2016 look good on paper, but there are alarming factors behind the scenes
The government is pushing hard for much-needed reform – but is that creating too much power for the government in turn?