A woman yawns at a factory making swimsuits in Jinjiang in southeast China’s Fujian province in August. In recent months, Chinese exporters accelerated production and shipment to avoid the upcoming tariff increases. Photo: AP
Aidan Yao
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Aidan Yao

For China, the worst of the trade war is yet to come – economic growth will decelerate in 2019

  • Aidan Yao says it is unlikely that talks between Trump and Xi will resolve the trade war, so investors should think twice before buying into rallies
  • With China’s ability to stimulate the economy hampered by the desire not to reverse reforms, growth may slow to 6.1 per cent in 2019

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A woman yawns at a factory making swimsuits in Jinjiang in southeast China’s Fujian province in August. In recent months, Chinese exporters accelerated production and shipment to avoid the upcoming tariff increases. Photo: AP
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