Trainees at a garment factory work at Snowtex garment factory in Dhamrai, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: AP

Trade war and China economic slowdown sees Asian Development Bank cut regional growth forecasts

  • Manila-based lender has cut its growth forecast for China in 2019 from 6.3 per cent in April to 6.2 per cent, citing ‘weakening trade momentum’
  • Hong Kong and Singapore see their growth forecasts slashed severely, as effects of protests and China’s slowdown percolate through region
Topic |   China economy

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Trainees at a garment factory work at Snowtex garment factory in Dhamrai, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: AP
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Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung joined the Post in 2017 after more than 15 years' experience on global newswires in Hong Kong and Shanghai. She spent eight years in Shanghai and has received awards for best feature, analysis and agenda-setting.