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China’s GDP Data: Irrelevant?

Posted July 15, 2013 by rvillareal

  • Despite the relatively market-satisfying official real GDP, there is a very strong likelihood that it hides a weaker result, and more importantly, weaker dynamics.  Whether the real GDP series updates will reveal such (probable) underlying reality in the near-term is doubtful, but it may be telling that some high level officials of the government have recently been quoted as saying that a growth rate as low as 6.5% is acceptable.
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