Photo Gallery: Economic Strains Spreading to China
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Photo Gallery: Economic Strains Spreading to China

The Global Crisis Reaches China Unrest Spreads as Growth Stalls

China's leaders are currently contending with declining demand, rising debt and a real estate bubble. Some factories are laying off workers, suffering financial losses or even closing as orders from crisis-plagued Europe dry up. The economic strains are frustrating workers and consumers in the country, threatening the political establishment and Beijing's economic miracle.