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China takes lessons from Japan's economic woes

Two-way communication at both govt and private-sector levels continue even through kinks in diplomatic ties

China's challenges that echo Japan's past include a cooling property market resulting from tighter policy, oversupply that coupled with economic slowdown, is raising fears of a jump in bad loans.


CHINESE regulators are turning to Japan for lessons on economic history, determined to keep the world's second biggest economy from taking the same path of recession and deflation that has blighted its neighbour for the past 20 years.

Beijing views Tokyo's handling of the...

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