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"Western governments are taking a page from their Asian rivals and moving away from the free-market doctrine that defined their economic thinking for decades, instead embracing greater state control of business activity."
"Western governments are taking a page from their Asian rivals and moving away from the free-market doctrine that defined their economic thinking for decades, instead embracing greater state control of business activity."
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"China’s economy started the new year on a weaker footing as new coronavirus outbreaks and pandemic-containment measures sapped factory production and weighed on the country’s services recovery."
"China’s economy started the new year on a weaker footing as new coronavirus outbreaks and pandemic-containment measures sapped factory production and weighed on the country’s services recovery."
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"The country’s economic contraction of 1% last year is expected to be one of the smallest among major economies world-wide, as strong _...Read More_
"The country’s economic contraction of 1% last year is expected to be one of the smallest among major economies world-wide, as strong _...Read More_
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"A surge in state investments has helped lift the Chinese economy from the effects of Covid-19 but likely has worsened one of its deepest weaknesses: low productivity."
"A surge in state investments has helped lift the Chinese economy from the effects of Covid-19 but likely has worsened one of its deepest weaknesses: low productivity."
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“Inventory restocking and a strong recovery in capital goods spending are supporting industrial production,” said FedEx Corp.”
“Inventory restocking and a strong recovery in capital goods spending are supporting industrial production,” said FedEx Corp.”
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"The economic repercussions of the pandemic, on top of existing vulnerabilities, will make it hard for developing countries to bounce back quickly."
"The economic repercussions of the pandemic, on top of existing vulnerabilities, will make it hard for developing countries to bounce back quickly."
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"China is the only major economy expected to report growth for 2020, helping it close the gap with the U.S. Lifted by its quick _...Read More_
"China is the only major economy expected to report growth for 2020, helping it close the gap with the U.S. Lifted by its quick _...Read More_
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>"Spending didn’t speed the last recovery, but Biden’s team is keen to keep the money flowing endlessly."
>"Spending didn’t speed the last recovery, but Biden’s team is keen to keep the money flowing endlessly."
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[https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.wsj.com/amp/articles/chinas-economic-data-a-guide-for-the-dazed-and-confused-11609771086](https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.wsj.com/amp/articles/chinas-economic-data-a-guide-for-the-dazed-and-confused-11609771086) >"Investors are right to be skeptical about China’s economic data. Here’s how to interpret it."
[https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.wsj.com/amp/articles/chinas-economic-data-a-guide-for-the-dazed-and-confused-11609771086](https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.wsj.com/amp/articles/chinas-economic-data-a-guide-for-the-dazed-and-confused-11609771086) >"Investors are right to be skeptical about China’s economic data. Here’s how to interpret it."
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"Economists say the recovery could follow a path different from recoveries in the past because the downturn has been so unusual. Previous major recessions tended to originate with high interest rates hitting the construction and _...Read More_
"Economists say the recovery could follow a path different from recoveries in the past because the downturn has been so unusual. Previous major recessions tended to originate with high interest rates hitting the construction and _...Read More_
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"With the benefit of hindsight, it is becoming clear just how much the 2007-2009 recession shaped the coronavirus recovery."
"With the benefit of hindsight, it is becoming clear just how much the 2007-2009 recession shaped the coronavirus recovery."
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>"A fresh rise in coronavirus infections in the West has set back the global economy, but the impact is far less, thanks _...Read More_
>"A fresh rise in coronavirus infections in the West has set back the global economy, but the impact is far less, thanks _...Read More_
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"Consumers have less opportunities to spend after states and cities put in place a new round of business restrictions designed to combat another wave of virus infections. Household spending fell for the first time in seven months and _...Read More_
"Consumers have less opportunities to spend after states and cities put in place a new round of business restrictions designed to combat another wave of virus infections. Household spending fell for the first time in seven months and _...Read More_
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>"Job retraining programs have been largely ineffective in the past, but new private and public initiatives are using innovative strategies to assist the unemployed."
>"Job retraining programs have been largely ineffective in the past, but new private and public initiatives are using innovative strategies to assist the unemployed."
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"Job retraining programs have been largely ineffective in the past, but new private and public initiatives are using innovative strategies to assist the unemployed."
"Job retraining programs have been largely ineffective in the past, but new private and public initiatives are using innovative strategies to assist the unemployed."