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Will China’s Cloudy Outlook Slow Its Regulatory Crackdown?

Views in Beijing As the National People's Congress Opens
Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

This week’s newsletter was written by Bloomberg Managing Editor Malcolm Scott. Andrew Browne is on vacation.

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s regulatory blitz on big tech, excessive leverage and even lazy teens has been backstopped by an economy roaring back to life after the Covid shock early last year turned into a manufacturing-led rebound.