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January 18, 2019 13:13 JST | China
China is expected to set its economic growth target for 2019 at 6% to 6.5%, the China Daily newspaper reported on Friday, citing sources close to policymakers.
This would be a noticeable step down from the goal of "around" 6.5% for 2018, likely reflecting the impact of intensifying trade tensions with the U.S.
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