China stimulus worries economists

Fears of state and bank's cash injections' inability to bring long-term growth.



    China's economy has bounced back from the global financial crisis, expanding 8.9 per cent in the third quarter.

    But the country's success is largely down to a massive government stimulus and banks that are lending money to just about anyone.

    As Melissa Chan reports from Beijing, neither phenomenon can go on indefinitely.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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