Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank Cut Forecasts for China Growth

If these forecasts turn out to be correct it means a hard landing was avoided.

However, China’s stock market prices, anecdotal evidence on property prices, and commodity price performance is suggesting it could already be a lot worse than forecast.

Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank Cut Forecasts for China Growth

August 17 (Bloomberg) — Morgan Stanley (MS) and Deutsche Bank AG cut estimates for China‚Äôs economic growth as the debt burdens and elevated unemployment of developed nations threaten demand for exports.

Morgan Stanley cut a forecast for next year to 8.7 percent from 9 percent, in an e-mailed note today. Deutsche Bank lowered a prediction for this year to 8.9 percent from 9.1 percent, in a report yesterday.