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China quarterly update, April 2005 (Chinese)

Recent trends suggest domestic demand is cooling down, but external demand keeps GDP growth high, while slower money growth indicates that external surpluses pose as of yet little risk for China's monetary policy. Nevertheless, the macroeconomic outlook for 2005 remains favorable. The note further suggests, given the constellation of risks, prudent economic policies are appropriate. The National People's Congress, March session, confirmed a broadening of Government policy objectives. Recent economic developments and outlook, indicates the changing composition of demand abates overheating concerns. Furthermore, the macroeconomic outlook for 2005 remains favorable: although world growth is likely to come down from the record 3.8 percent in 2004, with 3.1 percent China is still above trend.


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China quarterly update, April 2005 (Chinese). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.