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BEIJING | China’s economic growth slows amid trade battle with US

BEIJING — China’s economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter, adding to challenges for Communist leaders as they fight a tariff battle with Washington. The world’s second-largest economy expanded by 6.5 percent over a year earlier in the three months ending in September, government data showed Friday. That was down from 6.7 percent for … Continue reading BEIJING | China’s economic growth slows amid trade battle with US

BEIJING  | China’s economic growth cools amid trade tensions

BEIJING  — China’s economic growth slowed in the quarter ending in June, adding to challenges for Beijing amid a mounting tariff battle with Washington. The world’s second-largest economy expanded by 6.7 percent, down from the previous quarter’s 6.8 percent, the government reported Monday. A spokesman for the National Bureau of Statistics struck a positive note … Continue reading BEIJING  | China’s economic growth cools amid trade tensions