The Guangzhou city skyline. China’s fourth largest city in economic terms posted disappointing growth data for 2018. Photo: Shutterstock

Guangzhou misses its growth target, as trade war and China’s economic slowdown begin to bite

  • Guangzhou fell short of its growth target for 2018 as US-China trade war started to take effect
  • Worse than expected performance came amid sluggish exports in the Pearl River Delta
Topic |   China economy

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The Guangzhou city skyline. China’s fourth largest city in economic terms posted disappointing growth data for 2018. Photo: Shutterstock
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He Huifeng

He Huifeng

He Huifeng is an award-winning journalist and has been focusing on mainland news reporting since 2001 for several overseas media. She has gained an in-depth knowledge of political, economic and social issues on the mainland through years of close observation, which has given her a love for journalism in the field.