China's a big country, but it must be getting tough to walk around. The place sounds like its...

|By:, SA News Editor

China's a big country, but it must be getting tough to walk around. The place sounds like its awash in piles, no, make that mountains of excess goods - iron ore, steel, cotton, cars, toys - you name it. In the face of this, factories continue to crank out product and new ones continue to get built. The government? Anxious to prop up confidence, it's fudging the numbers to make things seem better.