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Assessing the state of China's economy

The economic engine that rocketed China onto the world stage is sputtering. Exports are down. Youth unemployment hit a record high. And Thursday, there’s news that the country’s manufacturing sector shrank for the fifth straight month.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd looks at the state of the Chinese economy and what it means for the world with Lingling Wei, chief China correspondent for the Wall Street Journal.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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