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Trade war

China to boost railway spending by $10bn to absorb trade war impact

Sichuan-Tibet line, other infrastructure projects to be expanded to support domestic demand

China Railway high-speed Harmony bullet trains sit at a maintenance yard in Wuhan, Hubei Province.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- The Chinese government is set to expand infrastructure spending to stimulate the economy amid the growing risk of a slump as its trade war with the U.S. escalates.

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