As the world’s second largest economy issues its growth plan for the next five years, a brief look at the country’s performance since the 2008 financial crisis.
Tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions and discord over the THAAD missile defense system are set to dominate the agenda when South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week.
The US president offered his thanks to his Russian counterpart in a phone call. The two also discussed the crisis in North Korea and bilateral relations.
German exports recorded a surprise fall in October for the second straight month while imports grew, narrowing the massive trade surplus of Europe’s biggest economy. But the decline is unlikely to silence critics.
High levels of corporate, government and household debt are undermining China’s financial stability, the IMF said in a report. It urged Beijing to halt credit-fueled growth and bulk up on banks' capital reserves.
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