This week’s “Black Monday” market crash clearly demonstrates how interconnected China’s economy is with the rest of the world’s economies. The Economist‘s online article The Causes and Consequences of China’s Market Crash provides insight into what seems to have been the cause. Chinese markets have remained volatile since the devaluation of the yuan on August 11. The continued decline last week of the Shanghai Composite Index is suggesting that China’s industrial activity is slowing. University of Chicago researchers interested in diving into China’s industry data to form their own analysis can do so with China Data Online. Data for over 30 industry categories are available for general analysis going back until 1999. Monthly statistics on output and production, top enterprises and market analysis by city and region are available as well, including statistics from 2015.
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Citation: (2015, August 24). The causes and consequences of China’s market crash. The Economist. Retrieved from http://www.economist.com/news/business-and-finance/21662092-china-sneezing-rest-world-rightly-nervous-causes-and-consequences-chinas