SINGAPORE (Jan 26): It is that time of the year again and the China bears are out in force. The official calculations of China’s economic growth for 2018 have come in at 6.6%. For some, it is clear that the Chinese economy is going to collapse. The reasons are myriad, retrospective and inaccurate.

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