Despite strong growth in Chinese consumption, the household consumption ratio has fallen significantly. This reflects a fall in the share of national income that accrues to the household sector and a rise in the household saving ratio. Policies to encourage the growth of small and medium-sized entities, increase social spending, and reduce the focus on investment-led growth would be expected to support the level of household consumption over the medium term.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Reserve Bank of Australia. Bulletin|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2010|