lørdag 2. januar 2016

Slowdown in Chinese manufacturing deepens fears for economy

A further slowdown in China’s vast manufacturing sector has intensified worries about the year ahead for the world’s second largest economy.The latest in a string of downbeat reports from showed that activity at China’s factories cooled in December for the fifth month running, as overseas demand for Chinese goods continued to fall. Against the backdrop of a faltering global economy, turmoil in the country’s stock markets and overcapacity in factories, Chinese economic growth has slowed markedly. The country’s central bank expects growth in 2015 to be the slowest for a quarter of a century. Read more