The forecast is still within the growth target range of 6 per cent to 6.5 per cent set by Beijing in March. Photo: AP

China’s 2019 economic growth forecast cut by IMF as risks and uncertainties of US trade war remain

  • The International Monetary Fund downgraded its prediction to 6.2 per cent having only raised it to 6.3 per cent two months ago
  • The Trump administration has since increased existing tariffs on Chinese imports and threatened further duties on the remaining goods
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The forecast is still within the growth target range of 6 per cent to 6.5 per cent set by Beijing in March. Photo: AP
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Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in Moscow. Photo: EPA

China has ‘ability and confidence’ to meet any challenge posed by trade war, Xi Jinping says

  • Despite slowdown in global growth, China’s economy has achieved steady expansion, president tells Russian media ahead of state visit
  • As trade talks with US stall, Chinese leader travels to Moscow to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in Moscow. Photo: EPA
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