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China October loan data disappoints, points to further slowing in economy

13 Nov 2018

BEIJING China's credit growth slowed sharply in October, despite pressure by regulators on banks to help keep cash-starved companies afloat, pointing to further weakening in the economy in coming months.

UPDATE 3-China Oct loan data disappoints, points to further slowing in economy

13 Nov 2018

* Policy easing so far not turning around lending-analyst (Adds details)

China October exports surprisingly strong in race to beat higher U.S. tariffs

08 Nov 2018

BEIJING China reported much stronger-than-expected exports for October as shippers rushed goods to the United States, its biggest trading partner, racing to beat higher tariff rates due to kick in at the start of next year.

RPT-UPDATE 2-China Sept new loans rebound on policy easing, more steps seen

18 Oct 2018

BEIJING, Oct 17 China's new bank loans rebounded in September after dipping in the two previous months, central bank data showed, but overall credit conditions stayed tight in an economy chilled by an ongoing tariff war with the United States.

UPDATE 2-China Sept new loans rebound on policy easing, more steps seen

17 Oct 2018

* Overall credit conditions remain tight (Adds details, analyst comment)

RPT-WRAPUP 2-China factory sector hurt in September as trade frictions bite

01 Oct 2018

* Sept Caixin/Markit factory PMI at 50.0, lowest since May 2017

China factory sector hurt in September as trade frictions bite

30 Sep 2018

BEIJING Growth in China's manufacturing sector sputtered in September as both external and domestic demand weakened, two surveys showed on Sunday, raising the pressure on policymakers as U.S. tariffs appear to be inflicting a heavier toll on the Chinese economy.

China auto sales drop again on trade war, economic gloom

11 Sep 2018

BEIJING China's automobile sales fell for the second straight month in August as a weak macro economy and trade frictions with the United States made consumers cautious about spending, an industry association said on Tuesday.

RPT-UPDATE 2-China's record trade surplus with U.S. adds fuel to trade war fire

10 Sep 2018

* Aug trade surplus at $27.91 bln, vs July surplus of $28.05 bln

China's record trade surplus with U.S. adds fuel to trade war fire

08 Sep 2018

BEIJING China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record in August even as the country's export growth slowed slightly, an outcome that could push President Donald Trump to turn up the heat on Beijing in their cantankerous trade dispute. | Video

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