China’s Economy Won’t Overtake the U.S., Some Now Predict

HONG KONG—The sharp slowdown in China’s progress up to now 12 months is prompting many consultants to rethink when China will surpass the U.S. because the world’s largest economic system—or even when it ever will.

Till not too long ago, many economists assumed China’s gross home product measured in U.S. {dollars} would surpass that of the U.S. by the tip of the last decade, capping what many contemplate to be probably the most extraordinary financial ascent ever.