China News


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China Won’t ‘Explicitly’ Exit Stimulus Next Year
More residents upset over prices: PBOC survey

People don’t like inflation.


China grants zero-tariff to 90% of ASEAN imports

China trying to reduce costs to fight inflation, rather than support domestic jobs.

Must be a serious inflation problem?


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3 Responses to China News

  1. Jim Baird says:

    Just in case you thought Chinese officials had any more clue than American ones:

    http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/print.asp?id=423054

    So the current account deficit is decreasing, which reduces the foreign supply of dollars, but that will inevitably lead to a lower dollar?

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  2. Curious says:

    Tariffs on all imports increase prices, not just tariffs on goods from ASEAN. To fight inflation by reducing tariffs on only ASEAN goods doesn’t make sense, does it?

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    winterspeak Reply:

    Depends on % imports from ASEAN vs non-ASEAN sources. If ASEAN is larger enough % of imports, this could be material

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