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China's factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as a tariff war with Washington intensified, adding to pressure on Beijing to shore up shaky economic growth.China's factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as a tariff war with Washington intensified, adding to pressure on Beijing to shore up shaky economic growth.

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China reported surprisingly weaker growth in retail sales and industrial output for April on Wednesday, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more stimulus as the trade war with the United States escalates.China reported surprisingly weaker growth in retail sales and industrial output ...

China's retail sales growth slumps to 16-year low as trade war risks rise - Reuters

“Good morning. Among notable moves overnight: weaker-than-consensus expectation industrial output and retail sales in #China. Covering the period before the escalation of the #tariffs’ tit-for-tat with the US,they place greater pressure on policy makers to stimulate more. #economy”

Mohamed A. El-Erian on Twitter: "Good morning. Among notable moves overnight: weaker-than-consensus expectation industrial output and retail sales in #China. Covering the period before the escalation of the #tariffs’ tit-for-tat with the US,they place greater pressure on policy makers to stimulate more. #economy"

“China data very soft across the board, especially retail sales. Probably some noise after a strong March but this will factor in trade talks. Industrial production rose 4.4% Y/Y vs 6.5% estimate; fixed investment up 6.1% vs 6.4% estimate, and retail sales up 7.2% vs 8.6% estimate”

Scott Gottlieb, MD on Twitter: "China data very soft across the board, especially retail sales. Probably some noise after a strong March but this will factor in trade talks. Industrial production rose 4.4% Y/Y vs 6.5% estimate; fixed investment up 6.1% vs 6.4% estimate, and retail sales up 7.2% vs 8.6% estimate"

“China's retail sales growth missed estimates by the most in 7 years; growth unexpectedly fell to the lowest since 2003. If you get rid of that year's aberration, we're actually back to levels of the late 90s”

David Ingles on Twitter: "China's retail sales growth missed estimates by the most in 7 years; growth unexpectedly fell to the lowest since 2003. If you get rid of that year's aberration, we're actually back to levels of the late 90s… https://t.co/DDSPiWS25R"

“China Industrial Production growth normalises, Retail Sales slows, Fixed Asset Investment tops out”

Mike van Dulken on Twitter: "China Industrial Production growth normalises, Retail Sales slows, Fixed Asset Investment tops out… "

Investment also stumbled unexpectedly, suggesting China's economy is still struggling for better footing even as a sharp hike in U.S. tariffs on Friday ratcheted up pressure on its exporters.Investment also stumbled unexpectedly, suggesting China's economy is still struggling for better footing even as a sharp hike in U.S. tariffs on Friday ratcheted up pressure on its exporters.

China April industrial output cools, retail sales growth falls to 16-year low as trade risks rise - Moneycontrol.com

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The escalating trade war between the United States and China is threatening the global economy.The escalating trade war between the United States and China is threatening the global economy.

China's economy showed further signs of weakness in April as the slowest growth in retail sales for 16 years highlighted the task leaders have in ...China's economy showed further signs of weakness in April as the slowest growth in retail sales for 16 years highlighted the task leaders have in ...

China's economy shows further weakness as retail sales struggle - CNA

Having stabilised earlier in the year, China's domestic and export economies have again got the wobbles, prompting speculation another round of stimulus will be needed before the new US tariffs bite.Having stabilised earlier in the year, China's domestic and export economies have again got the wobbles, prompting speculation another round of stimulus will be needed before the new US tariffs bite.

China's economy hit the brakes even before the new Trump tariffs - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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