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On the surface, China’s market is showing signs of recovery.
The Shanghai Composite Index has risen 10.7 per cent over the past year and is up nearly 40 per cent in 2017, and the Shanghai Composite is up more than a third this year.
But that has not translated into stronger earnings.
In the past 12 months, the Shanghai composite has lost more than 50 per cent of its value, which has weighed on the economy, with China’s economy contracting by an estimated 7.5 per cent.
“We expect the Shanghai index to continue its decline over the coming months,” said Li Zhaoxian, chief economist at Commerzbank.
“We expect a slower growth trajectory in 2018 and 2019.”
China is one of the most important markets for global investment, and has long been a place for the world’s second-biggest economy to invest.
But a combination of a slowing economy, a sharp correction in the stock market and slowing Chinese demand have meant the country has become one of few global economies that can’t generate enough economic growth to meet its population needs.
Analysts have also questioned whether China’s government has the resources to help keep up with the rising market.
On the surface it looks like a big economy, the Chinese government says.
But the reality is a lot of the Chinese economy is owned by foreigners.
So far, the government has tried to buy some assets, such as stocks, bonds and private companies.
But this has been a very small amount of money compared to the billions of dollars the Chinese have spent on real estate, infrastructure and other projects in recent years.
China has long faced an oversupply of foreign-owned property, as foreign investors try to get in on a shrinking market.
And that, in turn, has pushed up property prices.
That has led to some real estate bubbles in Beijing, where Chinese buyers have priced up properties that they have little or no control over.
The country’s government says it has tried several ways to control the rising prices, including banning foreign property from being sold, setting quotas, raising the minimum buy-in requirement and imposing fines.
But analysts say these measures have done little to stem the rising price of real estate.
“If you want to make China the most expensive place to live, then you have to have some measures that will help to stop prices going up,” said Wang Xiaohui, a professor at Renmin University of China’s Fudan University.
In some ways, the crisis has given China a chance to show how it can address the problem.
For example, China has been taking steps to encourage more foreign investment.
Earlier this year, the country launched the first-ever foreign direct investment program in over 30 years, a move that has helped drive the economy and the country’s stock market higher.
But economists say that it has not helped curb the soaring property prices, and Chinese property values continue to grow.
“The fact that the economy is growing so quickly is not a good sign.
So this is a time for China to step up and start building the infrastructure,” said Zhaoyang Zhang, a researcher at the China Development Research Institute.
“Otherwise, we will see a further sharp fall in the Shanghai-Hong Kong-Macau index.”