A deal in the trade war between China and the United States may offer some respite to both sides – especially if it leads to the postponement of tariffs on the remainder of Chinese goods, due to come into force in December. Photo: AP

China economy set to sink further, with US trade war and pork crisis to drive record low growth lower still

  • The economy grew by 6.0 per cent in the third quarter, and analysts expect it to slow further in the final quarter and into 2020, as tariffs compound the issue
  • Trade war just one of many problems facing China, with pork crisis and consumption issues also expected to weigh on growth in the world’s second largest economy
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A deal in the trade war between China and the United States may offer some respite to both sides – especially if it leads to the postponement of tariffs on the remainder of Chinese goods, due to come into force in December. Photo: AP
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