Published: July 2019 (2 Min Read)

Every time the growth rate of the Chinese economy slows, we seem to get panicking commentary about the impending collapse of China, the engine of Asian and global growth. How credible are these claims?

We can see from the chart below that the growth rate has been slowing.

We can also see however that the volume of the expansion has generally kept pace with, or sometimes exceeded, that of the recent past.

Source: World Bank; GBIM