China’s stabilising economy a relief for Asia, but US election outcome poses a risk

A range of Chinese economic performance indicators suggest that Asia’s largest economy stabilised in the second quarter, a development seen as a relief for other Asia Pacific economies. While the region may have survived Brexit relatively unscathed, so far at least, other areas of uncertainty remain. And despite China’s strong second quarter, for Asian economies the growth trajectory of the Middle Kingdom remains one of the most significant of these uncertainties.

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