US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping met in Argentina on December 1 and agreed to a 90-day truce in the trade war between the world’s two largest economies. Photo: AP

Surprise, war and miscalculations, China’s turbulent economy in 2018 had it all and more

  • The world’s second largest economy started the year with the strong intentions to improve the quality of growth but ended it hoping for a better 2019
  • The trade war with the United States, the government’s deleveraging campaign to reduce debt and an unhappy private sector all played their part
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US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping met in Argentina on December 1 and agreed to a 90-day truce in the trade war between the world’s two largest economies. Photo: AP
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