tradingeconomics) and industrial production advanced 5.9% (after 6.2% in November tradingeconomics ). This numbers are by far better than the data from the US and Europe and light years away from the alleged crash landing.
China´s is slowing down moderately because the economy is transforming from an emerging country which is focused on manufacturing & exports towards a modern economy like the US which is mainly driven by services and the domestic demand. The still strong retail sales are a sign that China is right on track. The country also is adapting to a slow growing global economy.
I think that the many official stimulating programs (lower interest rates, billions into infrastructure and more) and cheap oil & other commodities will generate enough tailwinds to rekindle the Chinese growth rates in the course of the year.