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China’s surprise slump in exports shows Trump’s trade war damage — and Goldman Sachs says tariffs are coming despite a partial deal

Trump boasted of a partial trade deal with China, but Goldman says "it is more likely than not" that December tariffs kick in, perhaps with a delay.

China is nearing a record number of state-backed investments in private companies

While China has pledged "unwavering" support for private businesses, the government has strengthened its role in the sector in recent years.

Alibaba is set to soar after the US denied it is weighing limits on China listings on American stock exchanges

Alibaba sank more than 5% on Friday after Bloomberg reported that the Trump administration discussed slowing US investment in China.
American manufacturing is feeling the heat of China's slowdown.

China’s industrial production just keeps falling — and its bringing the US down with it

China's industrial production fell in August, after hitting a 17-year low in July. That's a big risk to the US in an election year, says Pantheon Macroeconomics.

China’s currency just dropped to its lowest level in a decade — and US exporters will pay the price

China let its currency, the renminbi, slip earlier this month, sending markets crashing as it retaliated against the US in their trade war.
The US and Chinese delegations, led by Trump and Xi, at the G20 summit in Osaka on June 29, 2019.

China just ‘all but abandoned hopes for a trade deal with the US’

China "has effectively weaponized the exchange rate" and may let it drop further, "probably by 5-10% over the coming quarters," says Capital Economics.

US stocks are set to crater after China made a change to its currency that has dire implications for the trade war.

US futures plunged more than 1.2% on the news of China's currency falling to an 11-year low — a move that is seen as an escalation in the trade war.
China is stumbling it the race for economic growth.

China just posted its lowest growth rate in almost 30 years as the trade war hammers the economy — and the ‘worst is yet to come’

"There's no doubt in anyone's minds that the trade war is a major contributing factor here," said one analyst, and China's growth was already slowing.
An intelligent robot copies the movement of a visitor wearing sensor suit during the opening of 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition.

11 mind-blowing facts about China’s economy

The modern Chinese economy is full of surprises.
Shipping containers are seen piled up at a port in Qingdao, Shandong province December 10, 2013.

A data point seen as the bellweather for global trade just tanked — and ‘the floor is not yet in sight’

South Korea's 20-day exports, seen as a canary in the coal mine for the global economy, dropped 5%. Exports to China and Japan fell by more than 10%.