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Beijing quarantines returning residents as China struggles to pick up economy

15 Feb 2020

BEIJING People returning to the Chinese capital Beijing from extended holidays on Friday were ordered to undergo a 14-day self-quarantine to help prevent spread of the new coronavirus, as hard-hit Hubei province reported more than 2,400 new cases.

China's central bank vows to step up support for virus-hit economy

07 Feb 2020

BEIJING China's central bank will step up support for the economy to cushion the blow from a coronavirus outbreak, but activity is expected to recover once the virus is brought under control, one of its deputy governors said on Friday.

China to allow in U.S. health experts as virus shows no sign of slowing

04 Feb 2020

(This Feb. 3 story corrects paragraph six to show possible cut could be 500,000 bpd, not one third) | Video

Exclusive: As virus fallout widens, China readies more measures to stabilize economy - sources

04 Feb 2020

BEIJING Chinese policymakers are readying measures to support an economy jolted by a coronavirus outbreak that is expected to have a devastating impact on first-quarter growth, policy sources said. | Video

Über 360 Tote durch Coronavirus - WHO rät zu Augenmaß

03 Feb 2020

Peking/Shanghai Trotz einer steigenden Zahl von Todesfällen und Infektionen rät die Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) zu Augenmaß im Kampf gegen das Coronavirus.

China posts weakest growth in 29 years as trade war bites, but ends 2019 on better note

17 Jan 2020

BEIJING China's economic growth cooled to its weakest in nearly 30 years in 2019 amid a bruising trade war with the United States, and more stimulus is expected this year as Beijing tries to boost sluggish investment and demand. | Video

China set to post weakest growth in 29 years as trade war bites, investment sputters

16 Jan 2020

* But 2019 growth seen slowing to 6.1% - weakest pace since 1990

China's new bank loans hit record in 2019, more stimulus expected

16 Jan 2020

BEIJING New bank lending in China hit a record of 16.81 trillion yuan ($2.44 trillion) in 2019 as the central bank eased policy to support the world's second-largest economy hobbled by weak global demand and the Sino-U.S. trade war.

China fourth quarter growth seen hovering at 6.0%, more policy support expected: Reuters poll

15 Jan 2020

BEIJING China's economic growth likely hovered at its weakest in nearly 30 years in the fourth quarter as demand at home and abroad remained sluggish, though there were some signs of improvement late in the year as trade tensions with the United States eased.

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