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If the US-China trade war escalates, how will the Chinese economy respond? Here are the numbers

Lawrence J. Lau says China can weather the effects of a trade war with the US, even if imports of the products the US is targeting with its tariffs halt completely. The result would mean only a marginal drop in annual economic growth, and China is unlikely to take the drastic step of severely devaluing its currency

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