Chart of the Week: China M2 Money Supply vs. Chinese GDP

Monday, May 02, 2005 | 02:09 PM

Is China a leading or lagging indicator? (Possibly both).

China M2 Money Supply vs. Chinese GDP
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Source: Michael Panzner

Money Supply softening in China could precede a slowdown in the manufacturing giant’s economy. The upside is that Chinese Central Bankers remain as concerned about inflation as the Fed. The downside is they probably are just as impotent to stop it.

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With Chinese growth so extremely dependent on investment the economy could slow a lot quicker then may believe.

Posted by: spencer | May 2, 2005 2:56:01 PM

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