The country reported higher annual growth, but implausibly smooth numbers prompt experts to look for other ways to assess the world’s No. 2 economy.
“Xi Jinping Thought” on the economy calls for cutting excess capacity and helping the housing market. Debt, once a major concern, gets less attention.
The strategy the president plans to outline Monday is at odds with his often-warm relations with the leaders of China and Russia.
Emissions are rising in China. Still, it’s on track to meet the commitments it made under the Paris climate accord.
The American president appealed to his Chinese counterpart in the case of the three members of a university basketball team accused of shoplifting.
After President Trump’s announced withdrawal from the Paris accord, a number of national and local leaders have emerged as climate change champions.