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China growth slows to 27-year low in second quarter

New stimulus speculation rises as trade war caps GDP increase at 6.2%

SHANGHAI -- China's economic growth pace slowed to 6.2% annually between April and June, down from 6.4% in the first quarter, as the country's trade war with the U.S. weighed down manufacturing output.

The pace of quarterly growth was the slowest China has seen since 1992.

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