This is a guest post by Jakobsen.
Macro Digest: The 19th Party Conference - The biggest Paradigm shift in 100 years?
I think next week's 19th China Communist Party's Conference is the single biggest event this year – a confirmation a true paradigm shift
China leads world in credit creation, growth and now in most technology fields… My take remains that President Xi will focus on quality over quantity, that pollution reducing is the number one social issue and that The Party is taking more and more control. The net output will be:
Lower than expected growth next 18 month (while China converts economy from export engine to one of productivity gains – President Xi wants 2010 GDP per Capita doubled (Rule of 72= 72/7% GDP per year = 10 years) which means objective of 7% growth per year, but most of this will be productivity driven which means investment first (hence lower growth) then higher.