Slowing economic growth in many provinces has been exacerbated by domestic structural issues and the fallout from the trade war with the United States. Photo: Xinhua
Slowing economic growth in many provinces has been exacerbated by domestic structural issues and the fallout from the trade war with the United States. Photo: Xinhua

China’s regional economic gap widens as more than one-third of provinces fall short of growth targets

  • Official data showed poorer provinces grew at slower rates in the first nine months of the year, while wealthier coastal provinces were more resilient
  • Regional disparities have been exacerbated by domestic structural issues and the fallout from the trade war with the United States

Slowing economic growth in many provinces has been exacerbated by domestic structural issues and the fallout from the trade war with the United States. Photo: Xinhua
Slowing economic growth in many provinces has been exacerbated by domestic structural issues and the fallout from the trade war with the United States. Photo: Xinhua
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