People walk past the headquarters of the People's Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank, in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuters

China economy woes leads Beijing’s top policymakers to seek advice from noted economists

  • Precise advice given by economists Lu Ting and Cai Fang not disclosed, but their writings have offered glimpses of their views on China’s ailing economy
  • Private sector advisers being called before State Council suggests Chinese government becoming more flexible in approach to boosting growth
Topic |   China economy

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People walk past the headquarters of the People's Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank, in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuters
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Larry Kudlow, the White House economic adviser, says a trade deal between China and the US is ‘coming down to short strokes’. Photo: Bloomberg

US trade adviser Kudlow says deal with China in final stages after Beijing insists on tariff cut

  • White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow says a trade deal with China is close but ‘not done yet’
  • Top trade negotiators from Washington and Beijing will talk on Friday, US Agriculture Department official says
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Larry Kudlow, the White House economic adviser, says a trade deal between China and the US is ‘coming down to short strokes’. Photo: Bloomberg
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