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The Ferrari-Red Communists China at a Crossroads in Shift from World's Factory to Industrial Power

The Chinese are seen as victors in the global financial crisis, and as both a hope and a threat to German industry. Beijing wants to be more than the world's factory. But the country's economic engine is showing signs of stalling and it is uncertain what direction it will take in the future.
Von Erich Follath und Wieland Wagner
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan