Beijing faces some big challenges in 2019. Over the past few months, a catchphrase from the hit HBO drama Game of Thrones seems to have been on everyone’s lips in China: “winter is coming” to the Chinese market. The gloomy sentiment has solid reasons. More businesses are struggling to access credit and a sell-off in the stock markets has exacerbated many firms’ difficulties. Meanwhile, the trade war with the US is making life tough for exporters. How worried should we really be? In this issue, we dig deeper into the issues driving recent headlines, and in many cases arrive at some unexpected conclusions.
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