Staff work on a micro motor production line at a factory in Huaibei, Anhui province. Beijing wants banks to improve their internal systems to encourage lending to small business. Photo: AFP

Beijing tells banks to lend more to small business as economy slows even before US tariffs start to bite

Financial agency says system needs to ‘create new dynamism’ for growth as it tries to head off risks to jobs and economy from trade war with Washington

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Staff work on a micro motor production line at a factory in Huaibei, Anhui province. Beijing wants banks to improve their internal systems to encourage lending to small business. Photo: AFP
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