Chinese President Xi Jinping waves to reporters from the podium with members of his leadership team including Premier Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, and Wang Huning at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Kyodo

China economy to get more stimulus to fight trade war tariffs? Official drops hint help may come

  • Disappointing April economic data and the expected impact of new US trade tariffs have convinced some that more stimulus is on the way
  • Central planner spokesperson cites ‘six key aspects’ of economic stabilisation for the first time since government dropped it from their statements in April
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Chinese President Xi Jinping waves to reporters from the podium with members of his leadership team including Premier Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, and Wang Huning at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Kyodo
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Frank Tang

Frank Tang

Frank Tang joined the SCMP in 2016 after a decade of China economy coverage and government policy analysis.

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.