The Heat: China’s economy shows continued growth

The Heat

China has released new economic performance numbers that indicate continued growth.

The semi-annual data shows GDP expanding over the first half of the year as the country’s economy forges ahead. Major economic indicators like retail sales and industrial output did well. But there are also some cautionary areas. We CGTN correspondent Liu Jiaxin has a report from Beijing.

To discuss:

  • Einar Tangen is a political and economic affairs commentator
  • Jeff Moon is a former Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for China and president of China Moon Strategies.
  • Klaus Larres is a professor of history and international affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • Yan Liang is an economics professor at Willamette University.

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