Hello and welcome to the 5th issue of Beijing Review.
Cover Designed by Wang Yajuan
Tempered Strength takes stock of China’s economic landscape after official statistics were released on January 21. The economy grew at 6.6 percent over the last 12 months, which despite being the lowest increase since 1990, still ranks highly on the global leaderboard. Reasons for the slowdown include the ongoing trade war with the United States and a shift in Chinese consumption habits to high-quality goods.
Dealing with differences suggests that while tensions over trade prevail, China and the U.S. can still maintain cordial diplomatic ties. The article reflects on the bilateral relationship, first established by Jimmy Carter and Deng Xiaoping, and highlights that regardless of the differences over economic policy, the two nations have an inescapable responsibility to remain close.
Quality First discusses the broad trends which emerged in the Chinese film market in 2018.
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