Factory workers sew clothing for export in Donghai county, in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Photo: AP
Aidan Yao
Opinion

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Macroscope by Aidan Yao

China’s economy is showing signs of recovery but it’s not out of the woods yet

  • Industrial production and real-estate investment have hit highs, and recovery is in sight for carmakers as the Chinese economy looks to have turned a corner

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Factory workers sew clothing for export in Donghai county, in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Photo: AP
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China’s options include additional cuts in taxes and fees, incentives for buying big ticket items like appliances and cars, and a further lowering of interest rates to boost lending to the real economy, particularly for small firms that will be hit hardest by increased trade tensions. Photo: Bloomberg

China may expand stimulus in response to potential US trade war tariff hike, analysts say

  • More tax cuts, incentives for appliance and car purchases, lower borrowing rates among stimulus options for China’s government
  • US President Donald Trump tweeted plans to increase tariffs on Chinese goods, leading to expectation of more stimulus from Beijing
Topic |   China economy

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China’s options include additional cuts in taxes and fees, incentives for buying big ticket items like appliances and cars, and a further lowering of interest rates to boost lending to the real economy, particularly for small firms that will be hit hardest by increased trade tensions. Photo: Bloomberg
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