Hard to say how this will play out....
1990. The Economist. China's economy has come to a halt.
1996. The Economist. China's economy will face a hard landing
1998. The Economist: China's economy entering a dangerous period of sluggish growth.
1999. Bank of Canada: Likelihood of a hard landing for the Chinese economy.
2000. Chicago Tribune: China currency move nails hard landing risk coffin.
2001. Wilbanks, Smith & Thomas: A hard landing in China.
Andreas Antonopoulos put all this best when he said [paraphrasing] "Do you trust the people who gave the world an open, free, borderless internet. Or the people who gave you the banking crisis?"