AnalysisRegional DirectoryAsia Pacific China Stays the Course, Straight Into the Storm What Beijing fears most is economic shock, not stagnation. By Phillip Orchard - December 9, 2019 2622 What Beijing fears most is economic shock, not stagnation. This article is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Please login to continue reading Login Subscribe to Geopolitical Futures today and get: Unbiased analysis of global events Daily geopolitical briefing Annual and long-term forecasts to help you prepare for your future Subscription Options Join our free newsletter Join Now Learn more about geopolitics and receive free articles.