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The impact of China’s anti-corruption drive – Sober Look

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Sober Look. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. We now have some data confirming that China’s anti-corruption drive (discussed here) is indeed responsible for at least a part of the recent economic weakness. Catering sales for large enterprises suddenly plunged earlier this year. Cutbacks in extravagant…

Is China’s anti-corruption campaign responsible for global commodities sell-off? – Sober Look

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Sober Look. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. Commodities came under severe pressure yesterday, in part driven by some negative news out of China, the world’s largest single consumer of natural resources. CRB Commodity Index (Bloomberg) The nation’s GDP growth rate came in below expectations. Source:…

The "two Chinas" will have materially different growth trajectories – Sober Look

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Sober Look. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. A recent economic letter from the San Francisco Fed (Israel Malkin and Mark Spiegel) discusses a model used to project China’s economic growth. In their analysis the researchers separate China into two economies: “Advanced” and “Emerging”. They point…