5 Best Chinese Stocks to Buy

Chinese stocks have traversed a tough road over the past year, but nimble investors might be able to find opportunity among these top-rated names.

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Chinese stocks, especially in technology and tech-esque industries, have been hammered over the past year as stringent COVID lockdowns hampered manufacturing and, overall, dampened the economic outlook. 

Even as China reopened its economy late last year, the economic recovery is taking longer than expected. Chinese retail sales soared 18.4% year-over-year in April, though this fell short of economists' estimate. While there was notable weakness in the sales of big-ticket items like furniture and home appliances, there were large month-over-month increases in sales of food services and apparel. Online retail sales were up 31.2%.


Data is as of May 17.

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Shrilekha Pethe
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Shrilekha Pethe has been extensively covering and writing about the U.S. financial markets since 2015. Prior to writing about the world of finance, Shrilekha worked as an equity research analyst for a bulge-bracket client in investment banking, Credit Suisse. Her sole objective is to help investors make better and informed decisions. Her core competency lies in analyzing stocks across different sectors, from technology to mining, and banking to oil and gas. She holds a postgraduate degree in finance from ICFAI Business School, Pune, and is currently on her way to becoming a Certified Financial Planner. Shrilekha has been writing for TipRanks since January 2021. You can contact Shrilekha on LinkedIn.