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Celebrations in China for its lunar year see a seasonal plunge in output - but it’s good news for Australia. AAP/EPA/Rolex Dela Pena

New Year celebrations give Chinese economy a hangover

In China, the value of output produced in the December quarter drops a staggering 53%. And it’s down to New Year celebrations.
Did Australia actually begin the Year of the Horse on August 6, 2013? Diego Azubel/EPA

Rejoice, it’s Chinese New Year – no, wait, not here

Today is the Chinese Lunar New Year – the Year of the Horse – according to the Western Gregorian Calendar. All good? Light the firecrackers! But wait … According to last year’s Southern Hemisphere Australian…

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