Chinese stimulus still small and targeted

You wouldn’t know it from the reaction in the iron ore market but the Chinese stimulus is still small and targeted. At the FT:

Chinese regulators have eased pressure on property developers by loosening credit controls and allowing more bond issuance in recent weeks in an effort to prevent the sector from collapsing. But analysts and government advisers say the measures do not represent a retreat from President Xi Jinping’s crackdown on the sector.

…“There are still systemic risks posed by a real estate meltdown to the broader economy,” said Deng Haozhi, a Guangzhou-based property analyst. “It is up to regulators to avoid that scenario.”

There are 1948 words left in this subscriber-only article.

Get your first month for $1

Comments are hidden for Membership Subscribers only.