The Red Ponzi's Building Boom Hits A Wall As Shadow-Banking System Collapses

Chinese leaders know that their country suffers from massive over-investment in construction and manufacturing, that its real-estate market is a bubble that makes the Dutch tulip frenzy look restrained, that both conventional debt and debt in the shadow-banking system are too large and growing too rapidly.

But even as the Communist Party centralizes power and clamps down on dissent, it dithers when it comes to the costly and difficult work of shifting China’s economic development onto a sustainable track. Chinese authorities have tried to tackle some of these problems, but often retreat when reforms start to bite and powerful interests push back.

 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-28/chinas-building-boom-hits-wall-shadow-banking-system-collapses

 

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