Although China has some legitimate economic issues, is the country’s potential for long-term growth being overlooked by the West?
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“The biggest issue that China needs to tackle is how to manage a phased re-opening as China transitions from its zero-COVID policy,” said Turrin. “The government has been clear that this policy will be with us for a while longer, but in the interim, the government could deliver a solid boost to the economy by outlining plans for a phased or gradual reopening.”
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With this, Turrin believes the Chinese economy is far from being down for the count. “Betting against China’s ability to produce just about anything is a sucker’s bet,” he said.
“The U.S.-China chip war is big,” Turrin said. “With the most recent ban on all chip-making gear with U.S. intellectual property and high-end chips, the U.S. is essentially declaring war on China’s high-tech ambitions. The intent isn’t just strangling China’s access to chips but its ability to make them,” he continued. “What makes this such a significant move is the U.S. is putting its ‘containment’ policies on public view with little expectation that U.S. allies and the U.S. chip industry will foot the bill.”