Chinese economic growth slows as population declines and Marvel returns : The Indicator from Planet Money What's up with China's GDP, what's down with China's population numbers, and what Marvel's return tells us. Indicators from China to bring in the Lunar New Year.

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Can China save its economy - and ours?

Can China save its economy - and ours?

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A man carrying a girl walks past Chinese lanterns and other decorations for sale for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations along a street in the county-level city of Ruili in Dehong prefecture, in China&#039;s west Yunnan Province on January 13, 2023. (Photo by Noel CELIS / AFP) (Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP via Getty Images)
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Lunar New Year is on Sunday so the gang decided to focus on the world's second-biggest economy for indicators of the week. Find out what's up with China's GDP, what's down with China's population, and why Marvel is back.

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