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China boosts local government bond issuance to $104 billion in June to spur economy

16 Jul 2019

BEIJING China's local governments sharply accelerated their bond issuance in June as they looked to ramp up infrastructure spending to support economic growth that slowed to a 27-year low.

China's producer prices stall in June, fuel deflation worries

10 Jul 2019

BEIJING China's producer prices flatlined in June on lower oil prices and weak global demand, fuelling concerns that a slowdown in manufacturing from a bruising trade war will further drag on growth in the world's second-biggest economy.

China's May industrial output growth cools to 17-year low as trade war escalates

14 Jun 2019

BEIJING China's economy flashed more warning signs in May as the United States ramped up trade pressure, with industrial output growth unexpectedly slowing to a more than 17-year low and investment cooling, underlining a need for more stimulus. | Video

China's factory inflation slows as manufacturing stumbles; food prices soar

12 Jun 2019

BEIJING China's factory inflation slowed in May as faltering manufacturing hit demand, reinforcing worries about cooling growth in the world's second-largest economy, while a surge in food prices could add to consumer grievances about living costs.

Trump ready to slap more tariffs on China after G20 meeting

10 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he cannot make progress in trade talks with China's President at a Group of 20 summit later this month.

China exports grow despite U.S. tariffs, but imports slump most in nearly three years

10 Jun 2019

BEIJING China's exports unexpectedly returned to growth in May despite higher U.S. tariffs, but imports fell the most in nearly three years in a further sign of weak domestic demand that could prompt Beijing to step up stimulus measures.

Trump to decide on $300 billion China tariffs after G20 meeting

07 Jun 2019

CAEN, France/BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would decide whether to carry out his threat to hit Beijing with tariffs on at least $300 billion in Chinese goods after a meeting of leaders of the world's largest economies late this month. | Video

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