China’s official third quarter growth figure due Friday is expected to show the rate slowing from the second quarter. Photo: Xinhua

China’s growth expected to weaken further this year and in 2020, as trade deal with US leaves tariffs in place

  • Analysts are rapidly revising down expectations for China’s 2019 and 2020 growth as the trade war with the United States drags on
  • China’s third quarter gross domestic product growth figure due on Friday is anticipated to slow to 6.1 per cent from the 6.2 per cent in the second quarter
Topic |   China economy

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China’s official third quarter growth figure due Friday is expected to show the rate slowing from the second quarter. Photo: Xinhua
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Washington and Beijing agreed in principle to a “phase one” trade deal last week, offering a temporary respite from a 15-month dispute. Photo: Reuters

US fears over economic damage from further tariffs on China accelerated mini-deal, says Trump’s ex-trade adviser

  • White House moving quickly to complete ‘phase one’ trade war deal due to economic damage further tariffs could cause both sides, says Clete Willems
  • Former lead trade negotiator says that ‘rising nationalism in US and China’ means comprehensive deal will not happen any time soon
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Washington and Beijing agreed in principle to a “phase one” trade deal last week, offering a temporary respite from a 15-month dispute. Photo: Reuters
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