Workers sew swimsuits at a factory in Jinjiang city, Fujian province, this month. The Chinese economy is unmistakably slowing, but the slowdown this year – a result of policies aimed at ensuring financial stability and a natural rollover in momentum after a strong 2017 – is mild. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
Hannah Anderson
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Macroscope by Hannah Anderson

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Workers sew swimsuits at a factory in Jinjiang city, Fujian province, this month. The Chinese economy is unmistakably slowing, but the slowdown this year – a result of policies aimed at ensuring financial stability and a natural rollover in momentum after a strong 2017 – is mild. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
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