China's President Xi Jinping last met US President Donald Trump in Argentina in December. Photo: AFP

China’s economic ‘resilience’ without further stimulus questioned after Donald Trump’s US tariff threats

  • US president announced on Sunday that the 10 per cent levy on US$200 billion of Chinese goods would increase to 25 per cent on Friday
  • People’s Daily claimed ‘China’s economic development is resilient enough’ to meet growth target range of 6 to 6.5 per cent for 2019; economists are not so sure
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China's President Xi Jinping last met US President Donald Trump in Argentina in December. 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.