The latest analysis of the consumer economy suggests that Chinese shoppers are in no mood to help steer their country through the rough waters of the US trade war. Photo: AP

Chinese consumer confidence remains weak in fourth quarter as Beijing looks for answer to economic worries

  • Consumer fears about impact of trade war on jobs and incomes hit spending
  • Analysts suggest pressure on incomes and personal spending will grow in 2019
Topic |   China economy

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The latest analysis of the consumer economy suggests that Chinese shoppers are in no mood to help steer their country through the rough waters of the US trade war. Photo: AP
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Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee

Beijing-based correspondent Amanda Lee covers markets and the economy for the Post, with an interest in China's economic and social landscape. A graduate of the London School of Economics, she joined the Post in 2017 and has previously worked for Thomson Reuters and Forbes.