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China’s $26.6 trillion in debt poses numerous threats to the nation’s economy, but some experts say savings, government and domestic scope make it less risky than it appears

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
ne economist said the pace of China's debt accumulation was a greater worry than its size, and even if the $26.6 trillion load doesn't trigger a full-scale crisis, it could push the country into a drawn-out slump like Japan's.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.