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China Stimulus Is Tough to Take Off in Land of Challenges

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China’s efforts to jump-start an economic revival are floundering under the weight of local-government debts and slumping land sales, putting pressure on policy makers to unleash fresh stimulus measures.

With last week’s yuan devaluation roiling international markets and growth in domestic tax receipts slowing, Premier Li Keqiang will need to reach deeper into his toolkit to assure his 2015 economic-expansion target of around 7 percent.