2 days ago
The Chinese economy is slowing down markedly as strict lockdowns send big cities into hibernation. Repercussions will be felt in Germany, too.
Beating expectations, Chinese economy grows 4.8% in first quarter of 2022. Over the first three months of the year, China's economy expanded at an annual rate of nearly 5 percent when compared to the same stretch last year. But as Covid-19 lockdowns roll on, the country's annual growth target looks hard to reach.
China's economy grew by 8.1 percent last year, but the expansion slowed towards the end of 2021. FRANCE 24's Cole Stangler takes a closer look at the factors holding up growth, from sluggish retail sales to the high cost of Covid-19 lockdowns.
26 Oct 2019
The Chinese economy grew an underwhelming 6% in quarter three, its weakest rate in at least 27 years. An ongoing trade war with the US continues to weigh on the world's second-largest economy.
14 May 2019
Chen Zhao, chief global strategist at Alpine Macro, discusses the impact of trade tariffs on the U.S. and Chinese economies.