China’s policy failings challenge the Fed | Gavyn Davies – FT

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This is an insightful, must-read article from leading macro-economist, Gavyn Davies, writing in his FT blog. Check it out!

China’s policy failings challenge the Fed | Gavyn Davies

Personally, I’m of the opinion that the Fed will delay an interest rate rise. However, if there’s continued volatility in financial markets, the probability of more quantitative easing increases.

Gavyn Davies provides some sound economic policy options for China and it will be interesting to see what transpires.

Thoughts?

Consumption to be the first driver of economic growth in China – People’s Daily Online

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This is a must-read report from China’s leading newspaper, citing latest think-tank evidence. Check it out!

via Consumption to be the first driver of economic growth in China – People’s Daily Online.

Simply, China’s going for a massive consumer spending boom. This will no doubt provoke those that question China’s economic record.

Surely, we could do with some of China’s medicine in Europe?

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