International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist Gita Gopinath (second right) did not repeat the a recent evaluation that the weaker yuan exchange rate remained in line with China’s economic fundamentals, in contrast to the US assessment. Photo: Xinhua

China, US urged to ease trade war tensions that are ‘weighing on’ global commerce, says IMF chief economist

  • Gita Gopinath, the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) chief economist, said in Beijing on Friday that ‘there has been weakness in trade across the board’
  • The IMF has already revised down China’s 2019 growth projection by 0.1 percentage points to 6.2 per cent and global growth by 0.1 percentage points to 3.2 per cent
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International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist Gita Gopinath (second right) did not repeat the a recent evaluation that the weaker yuan exchange rate remained in line with China’s economic fundamentals, in contrast to the US assessment. Photo: Xinhua
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