CLSA's Andy Rothman Debunks 16 Misperceptions About China

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China’s breathtaking ascent and recent slowdown have been closely watched by investors and economists throughout the world.Still, China may be one of the most misunderstood economies in the world.

“[I]t is amazing how poorly informed many remain,” writes Andy Rothman CLSA’s China Macro strategist.

In a new report titled Misunderstanding China: Popular Western Illusions Debunked, Rothman aims to shed light popular misconceptions about China.

“We all know somebody who misunderstands China. This report is for them.”

  • Rothman makes 16 assertions. Here are a few:
  • China’s economy is not export-driven
  • It’s the world’s best consumption story
  • It’s an entrepreneur driven economy

The full list and details of each assertion is available to CLSA clients.

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