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"It would be amazing if the overall financial system in China was not carrying lots of bad debts. We now know that the US financial system was full of problems in 2008. In the early 2000s, we were repeatedly told all was fine in the US and that financial markets worked well. As we now know, the system was built on a house of cards."
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