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Wang Tao, head of Asia economics and chief China economist at UBS Group AG, discusses the state of the world's second-largest economy, its outlook and policies. China’s economy soared in the first quarter as consumer spending strengthened, joining production and investment in recovering from the Covid slump a year ago. Gross domestic product climbed a record 18.3% in the first quarter from a year earlier, largely in line with the 18.5% predicted in a Bloomberg survey of economists. Wang speaks o ...
China is ia "near-peer" competitor that is challenging the United States in a vareity of ways, intelligence officials warned Tuesday. ...
The staff writer Raffi Khatchadourian explains how Xi Jinping’s government used an obsession with “stability” to justify a genocide against ethnic Uyghurs and Kazhaks. ...
Chinese state media mocks Secretary of State Antony Blinken for sending “mixed messages” and bungling China policy. ...

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