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China third quarter GDP 2016

China third quarter GDP 2016 grows 6.7 percent as expected as construction booms, debt rises

China third quarter GDP 2016: BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s economy expanded at a steady 6.7 percent in the third quarter and looks set to hit Beijing’s full-year target, fuelled by stronger government spending, record bank lending and a red-hot property market that are adding to its growing pile of debt.


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Private housing blocks are seen in Hong Kong, China

Big Chinese cities could see renewed home price spikes as housing glut eases

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s biggest cities could see a further spike in home prices after inventories of unsold homes fell sharply in July, state news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday, citing an industry report.

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A general view of buildings in Puxi district from the Jin Mao Tower amid heavy smog in Shanghai

China needs housing space ‘the size of Singapore’ each year till 2030

BEIJING (Reuters) – China needs to build residential property space that’s roughly equivalent to the land area of Singapore, or 800 million square meters, every year until 2030, Fitch Ratings estimated.

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Residential houses are seen in a valley in Tengchong

Slowing China home price rises add to doubts about economy

BEIJING (Reuters) – Home price rises in China slowed in June for a second straight month, adding to fears that a construction-led rebound in the economy may not be sustainable.

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China Suburbia - urban villages

China Suburbia

From urban villages to ghost cities: snapshots of suburban life in Kunming’s urban villages. China Suburbia is a photography project that explores and describes the … Read more