I’ve often discussed inconsistencies in China’s economic stats. When I think about an economic black box China is the economy that comes to mind. This video from Reuters shows a Chinese economist snooping around Chinese ports and commercial areas looking for clues on the ground. What did he find? An economy that looks a lot slower than the one reported by the Chinese government. Some people claim to understand what’s going on in China, but given the many inconsistencies I just don’t see how anyone can claim to be an expert. After all, even Chinese economists feel the need to investigate their own economy….
The video is attached below: