The IMF has trimmed China’s gross domestic product growth estimate to 8.1 per cent this year. Photo: Reuters
The IMF has trimmed China’s gross domestic product growth estimate to 8.1 per cent this year. Photo: Reuters
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New Covid-19 variants prompt IMF to slash China, emerging Asia economic growth outlook

  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) trimmed China’s GDP growth forecast for this year to 8.1 per cent, down from April’s projection of 8.4 per cent
  • Steady economic recovery is not assured so long as segments of the world’s population remain unvaccinated against the virus and its mutations, the IMF says

The IMF has trimmed China’s gross domestic product growth estimate to 8.1 per cent this year. Photo: Reuters
The IMF has trimmed China’s gross domestic product growth estimate to 8.1 per cent this year. Photo: Reuters
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