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Beijing vows to manage market expectations amid headwinds, growing pessimism

China has pledged to keep market expectations anchored and manageable in the coming year, according to a senior economic official, despite strong headwinds and growing pessimism about the nation’s economic outlook.“There have been fluctuations in terms of market expectations and corporate confidence,” Ning Jizhe, deputy head of China’s National Development …

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Caution on carbon as ‘China realises key role of coal’

Serving and former Chinese senior officials have urged caution on the path towards carbon neutrality, echoing the leadership’s assessment that climate targets “can’t be achieved in just one battle”.Addressing a forum in Beijing on Saturday, former finance minister Lou Jiwei said that while China had said it would “strive to” …

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‘Risk of potential instability’ flagged as Beijing eyes annual economic meeting

China’s economic planners are expected to switch their focus from financial discipline to gradual easing while boosting investment and consumption to fend off headwinds to growth, experts said ahead of the annual central economic work conference that may begin this week.But analysts also warn that it would be premature to …

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