China’s first 3D-printed hip joint approved to mass production – People’s Daily Online

English: Logo of the People's Daily 中文: 人民日报题字

English: Logo of the People’s Daily 中文: 人民日报题字 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

According to the People’s Daily, China’s influential newspaper, China’s first 3D-printed human implant, artificial hip-joint, has been approved by the State Food and Drug Administration.

Source: China’s first 3D-printed hip joint approved to mass production – People’s Daily Online

This is important news in its own right and in terms of greater deployment of technology. However, perhaps more significantly, this is a high-profile example of China’s growing innovation. This is a very different China to being the world’s low-cost producer of consumer goods.

More widely, this article will be seen as additional evidence that China is succeeding in reforming her economic engine.

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China removes regulation on loan-to-deposit ratio – Xinhua | English.news.cn

main building of xinhua news agency

main building of xinhua news agency (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is breaking news just reported by Xinhua, the Chinese news agency. It’s worth a read.

Source: China removes regulation on loan-to-deposit ratio – Xinhua | English.news.cn

Remember China’s economic fire-power is enormous. The challenge is to keep both growth and reform going whilst not over-correcting.

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