The Heat: China’s Economy

The Heat

China reported new economic data on Friday that is being closely analyzed for its impact – not just at home- but also on the global economy.

China’s GDP grew by 2.5 percent for the first half of 2022, while its economic growth rate for the second quarter stands at 0.4 percent. CGTN’s Yang Shanshan reports from  Beijing.  

To discuss:

  • John Gong is an economics professor at the University of International Business and Economics.
  • Jeff Moon served as Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for China Affairs and currently heads China Moon Strategies, a DC-based consulting firm.
  • Yan Liang is Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics at Willamette University.
  • Ryan Patel is a global business executive and board director with Claremont Graduate University’s Drucker School of Management.

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