Pedestrians walk along an elevated walkway as an electronic ticker displays stock figures in Pudong's Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai, China, on Friday, December 28, 2018. China announced plans to rein in the expansion of lending by the nation's regional banks to areas beyond their home bases, the latest step policy makers have taken to defend against financial risk in the world's second-biggest economy. Photo: Bloomberg

Trade war sees China’s provinces slash growth forecasts for 2019

  • Eight provinces have set lower GDP growth targets for this year
  • A nationwide slowdown is a likely scenario as trade war starts to bite
Topic |   China economy

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Pedestrians walk along an elevated walkway as an electronic ticker displays stock figures in Pudong's Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai, China, on Friday, December 28, 2018. China announced plans to rein in the expansion of lending by the nation's regional banks to areas beyond their home bases, the latest step policy makers have taken to defend against financial risk in the world's second-biggest economy. Photo: Bloomberg
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