A worker at the Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Group’s shipyard in Jiangyin on October 18. China's economy grew slower than expected, at 6.5 per cent year-on-year, in the quarter ending in September, with domestic demand falling even as export data remained strong. Photo: EPA-EFE
Aidan Yao
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Aidan Yao

If you think 2018 has been challenging for China’s economy, next year may be worse

  • Aidan Yao says the trade war didn’t cause China’s economic slowdown but may well worsen it if Beijing doesn’t undertake the necessary economic reforms

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A worker at the Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Group’s shipyard in Jiangyin on October 18. China's economy grew slower than expected, at 6.5 per cent year-on-year, in the quarter ending in September, with domestic demand falling even as export data remained strong. Photo: EPA-EFE
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