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Julien Girault

Julien Girault

Julien Girault is a Beijing-based economic reporter for AFP.
    Seeds of next global financial crisis being sown, top officials warn
    Seeds of next global financial crisis being sown, top officials warn
    Rising US interest rates, tanking emerging market currencies and a bitter US-China trade spat could push the world towards its next financial...
    Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54
    Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54
    Alibaba's charismatic co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy focused on education, he told The New York Times in an interview....
    China shivers as shift from coal to gas sputters
    China shivers as shift from coal to gas sputters
    With temperatures dipping below freezing in a northern Chinese village, a group of parka-clad women tried to stay warm as they played mahjong...