China’s Economy Slumps amid Zero Covid, Real Estate Plunges (again), Capital Flight Continues

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China’s Economy continued to slide in April, with real estates sales seeing their worse plunge since 2006 and major bond selloffs across China’s financial sector. Though the People’s Bank of China has lowered mortgage rates, most are saying a rate-decrease across the board is what is needed.

China’s economic data for April was dismal, due in large part to its ‘Zero Covid’ strategy, with major declines in output, retail sales and a 6.1% unemployment rate.

This coincided with a continued plunge of China’s real estate market, which fell at its sharpest pace since 2006. With the sector besieged by defaults from Evergrande, Sunac, Kaisa, etc, continued slumps in the housing market will on further impede China’s economic recovery.

With the Federal Reserve raising interest rates China is undergoing a serious case of capital flight. As a result, Beijing as stopped the publication of foreign debt trades.


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