China "still less open" than other G20 countries, says IMF

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By Paolo Danese
26 Jul 2018

The IMF appears to have taken a cue from the Trump administration in its China country report published on July 25. The report made little effort to smooth over the urgent need for China to open up its economy and move forward with a restructuring of its regulatory setup.

On trade and foreign investment policies, which US president Donald Trump has latched on to launch punitive measures against China in recent months, the IMF has also taken a stronger stance, stressing the need for China to up the pace of reform.  

The report notes that ...

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