An increase in tariffs had been due to come into force on January 1. Photo: Reuters

‘Major fiscal surgery’ needed to stop China growth rate dropping below 6 per cent in first half of 2019, economist says

  • GF Securities chief economist Shen Minggao offers bearish outlook due to the ongoing US trade war despite last week’s 90-day trade truce agreed between President Xi Jinping and US counterpart Donald Trump
  • Impact on exports to be more pronounced in coming months even after deal at G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Topic |   China economy

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An increase in tariffs had been due to come into force on January 1. Photo: Reuters
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