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China's economy slows further in August as trade war bites

China has set a GDP target of about 6 - 6.5 per cent growth for the next five years, which analysts say it might not meet as the trade war shows little sign of abating.


CHINA'S industrial output and retail sales growth slowed further last month, adding pressure on the government for more policy easing.

Data released by the National Bureau of Statistics showed that industrial output grew 4.4 per cent last month, its slowest rate in over 17...

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