China’s economy is going to collapse and drag the world down with it, says one group. Another group says that Covid-19 means we have to cut our reliance on China and its supply chains if we are to survive.

Sadly, this is representative of many of the views about China in the Western media.

China is both the saviour of and the biggest threat to the economy. Such contradictions would be laughable if they were not often the foundation of national policy approaches for some countries.

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