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China’s growth slows to weakest level in 27 years

China’s growth slows to weakest level in 27 years China’s economy expanded at its slowest rate in nearly three decades in the third quarter, hit by cooling domestic demand and a protracted US trade war, data showed today. Chinese gross domestic product expanded 6% in the three months from July to September, down from 6.2% […]

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China imports, exports down in September as growth cools

China imports, exports down in September as growth cools China’s imports and exports fell more than expected in September, official data showed today, as US tariffs and cooling demand at home and abroad hit trade in the world’s second largest economy. Globally, China’s exports dropped 3.2% in September from the same period last year, while […]

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US officially designates China a ‘currency manipulator’ as trade war rages

US officially designates China a ‘currency manipulator’ as trade war rages The United States has formally accused China of manipulating its currency, marking the second major escalation in the two countries’ spiralling trade war in just 24 hours. Washington’s sudden move came the day China allowed the yuan to fall below seven to the dollar […]

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China’s exports fall ahead of crucial trade talks

China’s exports fall ahead of crucial trade talks China’s exports fell more than expected in April while imports rose, official data showed today ahead of high-stakes talks aimed at resolving a trade war with the US. The world’s two leading economies face a possible make-or-break moment when top negotiators meet in Washington this week following […]

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