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Why China’s Drug and Vaccine Scandals Will Dwarf the Food Scandals

It was the 2008 melamine baby powder scandal that finally made food safety a national priority in China. And the 2016 vaccine scandal may be what similarly finally wakes Chinese consumers up to the issue of drug safety. Unfortunately, sick newborns may again be the mobilizing image (this article is published by Jeffrey Towson)

A deceptive picture of China

The West won't let the matter drop: the Chinese economy is increaslngly threatened by the bubble of its indebtedness. This threat is causing a real tightening-up on the political front as the 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party in October approaches. But closer analysis reveals that the real situation is quite different (this article is published by David Baverez)