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Is China’s ‘consumption downgrade’ a cyclical or secular trend?

Monday, March 25, 2019

15:00 - 15:50 Ballroom 3

With consumption accounting for nearly 80% of China’s GDP growth, concerns about a slowing economy are leading to questions about whether the country is undergoing a consumption downgrade. Are the concerns simply a reflection of the gloomy economic outlook and rising household debt, or a secular trend as more consumers seek value-for-money products and are unwilling to pay a premium for brands? Our panel of speakers from the world of finance and real estate will tackle these questions and more.