The latest data on China’s economy isn’t good at all
Jan 17, 2023

The latest data on China’s economy isn’t good at all

Fresh economic data from the Chinese government paints a picture of a rapidly slowing -- and aging -- economy. The world's second-largest economy reported just 3 percent GDP growth in the fourth quarter, a number that's the lowest in decades besides the first year of the pandemic. And, this week's World Economic Forum summit in Davos, Switzerland is underway and tackling global issues in an age of increasing fractiousness among world powers. 

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Davos summit is starting. What's on the agenda?

Jan 17, 2023
Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor of The Economist, says the World Economic Forum's elite attendees will talk far-ranging issues like climate and inflation.
The logo of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. On the agenda is climate change, the war in Ukraine and other issues of global concern.
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