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US-China trade war will last over a year, economists predict

Chinese economy forecast to slow slightly by 0.3 point to 6.3% mark in 2019

Many experts believe the trade war will persist for a long time, potentially putting the brakes on China's economy.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Concerns are spreading over the impact a prolonged trade war between the U.S. and China could have on the Chinese economy, according to a joint survey of China-focused economists by Nikkei and Nikkei Quick News.

Economists project that the country's real gross domestic product grew 6.6% on average between July and September, slightly slowing down from 6.7% for the April-June period.

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