Myth-Busting China’s Numbers

Understanding and using China’s statistics

  • Authors
  • Matthew Crabbe

Part of the Palgrave Pocket Consultants book series (PAPC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Matthew Crabbe
      Pages 1-12
  3. The National Accounts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Matthew Crabbe
      Pages 15-37
    3. Matthew Crabbe
      Pages 89-99
  4. Industry and Companies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Matthew Crabbe
      Pages 103-119
    3. Matthew Crabbe
      Pages 120-126
    4. Matthew Crabbe
      Pages 127-137
    5. Matthew Crabbe
      Pages 138-148
  5. Citizen Consumers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Matthew Crabbe
      Pages 200-233
    3. Matthew Crabbe
      Pages 244-249
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 250-268

About this book


A good understanding of Chinese data gathering methods and reporting structures is invaluable to anyone with business or investment plans in China. This book tackles the veracity of Chinese statistics, raising awareness of abuses and problems in real-life examples that have occurred, and provides practical strategies to reduce risk in the future.


China statistics data Import monetary policy

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