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Plentiful Borrowing Fails to Boost Growth
China’s economy is deteriorating and risks heading for a much weaker 2019 as plentiful borrowing by state and private firms is failing to boost growth, according to the China Beige Book.

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Phew

https://t.co/xuAvLpb09Q

So you know all that talk about deleveraging in China? 2018 Chinese nominal GDP grew 9.7% while total loans grew 13.5%

Govt data this wk: "Services suffered broad-based slackening"

Our Q4 Services Report in *Dec*:

"Services saw sharply slower growth. Rev faded, w/major drops in profit & hiring. Nearly all sub-sectors cut investment, some violently—not good news for '19"

https://t.co/79WRfWCBFc

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