China’s Slowing Pains

After three decades of strong growth, the world’s second-largest economy has been slowing down. The FT examines the implications for business and society.

FT readers share their views on the future of the world’s second-largest economy 

Middle class grows more insecure as social mobility slows

Strong support for state-owned companies is weighing down on the dynamic private sector

Data show some multinationals buck trend as angst mounts for others and job security fears grow 

But significant doubts linger about President Xi Jinping’s commitment to private enterprise

Growth has slowed to a trickle in parts of Manchuria — but some young people are finding new careers online