Traders are closely following news out of China’s “two sessions” gathering of political elites. Pictured are delegates arriving for the opening of the second session of the 13th National People's Congress outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 5, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE

China, Hong Kong stocks eke out small gains as Beijing sets lowest GDP growth rate in three decades

  • China sets its lowest economic growth target of 6 to 6.5 per cent for 2019
  • China manufacturers to see 3 percentage point cut in value-added tax – a bigger gift than expected
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Traders are closely following news out of China’s “two sessions” gathering of political elites. Pictured are delegates arriving for the opening of the second session of the 13th National People's Congress outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 5, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
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