The impact of a China slowdown

While a China economic slowdown may be bad news for countries like Australia and NZ, the direct impact on the US is minimal.  Less than 1% of US exports go to China.  If anything - a slowdown in China will send deflationary pressures to the US which will help consumers, businesses and policy makers (as long as we don't flip in to actual, real deflation).  See the graph below from Deutsche Bank:  Sentiment impact sure, real economic impact - not so much.

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