A breakthrough in trade negotiations with the US and a rebound in November’s industrial production has led to increased optimism in China. Photo: AFP

China voices new optimism on economic growth as US trade war tensions ease, industrial engine rebounds

  • Policymakers are increasingly upbeat about economic prospects after a rebound in industrial production last month and a phase one trade deal with the US
  • As a result, Beijing has no plans to launch major fiscal stimulus to boost slowing growth, says top economic planning agency
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A breakthrough in trade negotiations with the US and a rebound in November’s industrial production has led to increased optimism in China. Photo: AFP
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Orange Wang

Orange Wang

Orange Wang covers the Chinese macroeconomy, and has many years of experience with China's monetary and fiscal policy moves. He also covered global market and financial news for a long time, with a particular focus on new technologies and their influences on economic growth and society. Before joining the South China Morning Post, Orange worked as a Shanghai Correspondent for ET Net, a Hong Kong financial news agency.