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China after the property boom: Can it rebuild the growth model?

By Edward White

05 Oct 2022 · 11 min read

Editor's Note

China's economy is faltering, consumer spending is down, property markets are crashing. This FT longread looks at how China hopes to get out of this mess.

This is the second part in a series about the crash in the Chinese property market

In late 2013, the Chinese Communist party under its new leader Xi Jinping unveiled a striking programme of reforms aimed at rebalancing the world’s second-biggest economy in favour of market forces and the private sector.

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