Chinese economy

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‘Do whatever it takes’: Beijing urged to act as China’s economy falters
Attempts to boost flagging GDP growth hindered by Covid lockdowns, Ukraine war and Sino-US tensions

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

20, May, 2022 @11:25 AM

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Europe’s growth forecast cut as Ukraine war drives up inflation; diesel price hits record – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

16, May, 2022 @2:31 PM

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EU growth forecast cut as war in Ukraine fuels inflation
European Commission downgrades growth prospects from 4% to 2.7%, while economy slows rapidly in China

Larry Elliott Economics editor

16, May, 2022 @12:48 PM

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Fast, precise, too tough? Lockdowns risk stalling China’s economy
Strict response to virus buckles supply chains, hits consumers and sends unemployment soaring

Vincent Ni

23, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on China’s zero-Covid strategy: no way out? | Editorial
Editorial: The human costs of lockdown in Shanghai have sparked frustration and despair. But leaders have no exit strategy

Editorial

20, Apr, 2022 @5:39 PM

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Shanghai’s ‘grim’ Covid outbreak threatens more global supply chain disruption
Lockdowns imposed over China’s worst Covid outbreak has hit manufacturing and may lead to delays and higher prices

Martin Farrer

06, Apr, 2022 @8:06 AM

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Ukraine war to slow growth and drive up poverty in Asia, World Bank warns
Conflict adds strain to developing economies in east Asia and Pacific already struggling with Covid and inflation

Vincent Ni

05, Apr, 2022 @6:13 AM

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China property shares soar on Beijing stimulus, despite continued debt crisis
Plans to shore up real estate and tech sectors welcomed by investors, but downgrade of third-biggest developer Sunac shows problems persist

Martin Farrer and agencies

17, Mar, 2022 @6:52 AM

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‘No light at the end of the tunnel’: Americans join Hong Kong’s business exodus
Worsening Sino-US ties, strict Covid rules and the crackdown on dissent have dented the territory’s fabled allure as a business hub, say expats

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

06, Feb, 2022 @5:39 PM

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IMF warns China over cost of Covid lockdowns
Hardline approach to pandemic risks damaging global economy, says Kristalina Georgieva

Phillip Inman

21, Jan, 2022 @6:20 PM

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Chinese developer Shimao plans fire sale after downgrade and missed payment
Fears over contagion mount as a company once considered financially sound is running out of cash to pay its debts

Martin Farrer

11, Jan, 2022 @6:24 AM

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Evergrande: ‘Everyone bet on inexorably rising Chinese property prices’
Developers owe $19.8bn in dollar-denominated offshore debt in the first three months of the year as issues that blighted Evergrande spread

Martin Farrer

31, Dec, 2021 @2:18 PM

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