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Lombard Street Chief Economist Says Chinese Economy Actually Contracted in First Quarter

This photo taken on May 14, 2015 shows a construction worker resting near a building in the new Yujiapu financial district, in Tianjin, in northern China. The massive government project, sometimes described as China's answer to Manhattan, incorporates dozens of skyscrapers and is being built in the hope of becoming one of the world's largest financial centers. But a slowdown in growth in China's economy has raised doubts about the viability of such large scale projects, and some reports have described the district as a "ghost town". (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)
This photo taken on May 14, 2015 shows a construction worker resting near a building in the new Yujiapu financial district, in Tianjin, in northern China. The massive government project, sometimes described as China's answer to Manhattan, incorporates dozens of skyscrapers and is being built in the hope of becoming one of the world's largest financial centers. But a slowdown in growth in China's economy has raised doubts about the viability of such large scale projects, and some reports have described the district as a "ghost town". (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

Diana Choyleva has covered China for Lombard Street Research pretty much since she left university more than a decade ago. Lombard had successfully predicted the Asian financial...




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