The march of the zombies: China’s excess industrial capacity harms its economy and riles its trading partners

27 February 2016 / The Economist reports on China's oversupply, and the fact that its huge exports of industrial goods are "flooding markets everywhere, contributing to deflationary pressures and threatening producers worldwide". The article dissuades China from exporting its overcapacity as "the flood of cheap goods onto foreign markets has already exacerbated trade frictions", as exemplified by the protest in Brussels on 15 February for free and fair trade and against granting China Market Economy Status. Read the article here (subscriber-only).