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Industrial Production Slows in China, Inflation Rises

An industrial area as seen from the Western Mountains on Sept. 13, 2012 in Beijing, China. In September, China’s CPI increased 1.9 percent over last year. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images) China’s stagflation, that is, high inflation and low growth, may create social turmoil if it drags on, accordin...

China’s Money Supply Sees Dramatic Increase

Beijing's Central Business District made from Chinese yuan notes, in 2007. Economists say that the excessive printing of money in China has led to inflation, which the regime attempts to conceal. (Teh Eng Koon/AFP/Getty Images)  A measure for Chinese money supply surpassed 94.37 trillion yuan...

Chinese Finance Chiefs Skip IMF Meeting in Tokyo, Report Says

Governor of the People's Bank of China Zhou Xiaochuan (Alex Wong/Getty Images) The Chinese central bank governor and minister will not attend the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings that are being held in Tokyo, with speculation that it might be due to the ongoing tensions bet...

Rippling fallout from Diaoyu issue imperils world trade

The fallout from the Diaoyu Islands will have global economic consequences, experts said, as the International Monetary Fund downgraded its world outlook. Concerns grew after four State-owned banks, including the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the world's largest lender by market value,...