Against the backdrop of the UK’s Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s election victory in the US, Chinese President Xi Jinping portrayed his country as the at the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland in January.
China also sought to step up its role in the management of the global economy, hosting the first summit on the Belt and Road trade initiative in May and the BRICS summit in September. New US president Donald Trump was a source of great uncertainty for Beijing, given his tough anti-China trade rhetoric during the presidential campaign, but, as it turned out, Trump was not willing to follow through his campaign promises - at least not yet.
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Indicative of the tide change in the Chinese economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) upgraded its 2017 growth forecast for China four times in a row this year: first to from last year, then to to , and finally to .
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However, Chinese investment this year in countries linked to the Belt and Road initiative. Whereas private companies drove China’s outbound investment growth in 2016, this year it was the state-owned companies that dominated.
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China’s economy came back with renewed vigour this year, boosting confidence in the world’s second largest economy after stock market and capital outflow troubles in previous years.
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The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa met in the Chinese city of Xiamen in September to seek a path forward after a decade of formal cooperation among the group of large emerging economies known as the .
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In October, the Chinese Communist Party convened its , which is the country’s most significant political meeting and held every five years. Foreign investors and observers follow the meeting for clues about the future direction of China’s economic reforms and policies.
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Soon after Trump came back from Beijing, the United States granting China market economy status under the World Trade Organization (WTO). The change in China’s status would make it more difficult for other countries to impose anti-dumping measures against cheap Chinese imports.
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In December last year, China at the WTO against the and the US, demanding that its two largest trading partners stop using third country prices when calculating fair prices for Chinese products in dumping cases. Beijing says this practice 15 years after China joined the WTO in 2001, regardless of whether it is recognised as a market economy under some member states’ domestic legislation.