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China posts weakest growth in 29 years as trade war bites, but ends 2019 on firmer note

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 05:29
China's economic growth slowed to its weakest in nearly 30 years in 2019 amid a bruising trade war with the United States and sputtering investment, and more stimulus steps are expected this year to help avert a sharper slowdown.
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China's 2019 pork output plunges to 16-year low as disease culls herd

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 05:29
China's 2019 pork output plunged to a 16-year low, official data showed on Friday, as the fatal hog disease African swine fever killed millions of pigs in the world's top producer.
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Instant View: China's economic growth slows to 6.1% in 2019, near 30-year low

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 05:29
China's economy grew 6.0% in the fourth quarter of 2019 from a year earlier, official data showed on Friday, in line with expectations and steadying from the previous quarter's pace.
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Asian shares firm as China's GDP raises hopes of recovery

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 05:25
Asian shares rose on Friday after global stock indexes and Wall Street posted more records, and as China's economic growth matched expectations in spite of U.S. trade pressures.
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China to roll out more support measures as economy faces pressure: statistics head

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 05:24
China will maintain a proactive fiscal policy and a prudent monetary policy in 2020 and roll out more support measures this year as the economy faces downward pressure, the chief of the country's statistics bureau said on Friday.
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China's 2019 property investment solid, but first sales drop in 5 years dents outlook

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 05:20
China's property investment hit a two-year low in December even as it grew at a solid pace in 2019, adding to recent signs of a slackening in the sector and suggested Beijing might need to offer more stimulus to stabilize a cooling economy.
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China's 2019 and December crude oil runs hit record highs

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 05:05
China's crude oil throughput rose to a record high in 2019 following the start-up of two mega-refineries, official data showed on Friday, with December posting the highest daily run-rate on record.
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China's 2019 birth rate slowest in 70 years: stats bureau

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 04:41
China's birth rate fell to its lowest last year since the founding of the People's Republic of China 70 years ago, posing a long-term challenge for its government.
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China 2019 crude steel output jumps 8.3%, sets second straight annual record

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 04:36
Crude steel production in China climbed to a record just shy of 1 billion tonnes in 2019, boosted by a resilient property market and robust demand as Beijing beefed up infrastructure spending in a bid to weather a slowdown in economic growth.
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China fourth-quarter GDP grows 6%, in line with expectations and hovering near 30-year low

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 04:30
China's economy grew 6.0% in the fourth quarter of 2019 from a year earlier, official data showed on Friday, in line with expectations and unchanged from the previous quarter's pace.
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China's annual aluminum output falls for first time in 10 years: statistics bureau

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 04:29
China's annual aluminum production fell for the first time in 10 years in 2019, official data showed on Friday, hit by softer demand amid the Sino-U.S. trade row and large-scale smelter outages.
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Senate passes North America trade deal, Canada still to approve

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 04:04
The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a revamp of the 26-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement that includes tougher rules on labor and automotive content but leaves $1.2 trillion in annual U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade flows largely unchanged.
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Asian shares firm after Wall Street records; China GDP awaited

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 03:58
Asian shares inched higher on Friday after global stock indexes and Wall Street posted more records, with strong corporate earnings and upbeat U.S. economic data adding to optimism after China and the U.S. signed a partial trade deal.
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Australia's bushfire-stricken east welcomes drenching rain

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 03:29
Intense thunderstorms with heavy rains dampened bushfires on Australia east coast on Friday and brought relief to farmers in three states battling a drought which has left much of the country tinder dry.
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Alleged neo-Nazis caught with assault rifle charged ahead of Virginia gun rally

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 03:03
Three suspected members of a neo-Nazi group appeared in a Maryland court on Thursday to face federal charges after the FBI arrested them for carrying an assault rifle and planning to incite violence at a gun-rights rally in Virginia.
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Comcast bets ads work on streaming TV, plans NBC Peacock debut for April

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 02:19
NBCUniversal's new Peacock streaming service will offer free and $5-per-month options with advertising to try to win customers for its belated entry into the online video wars, the company announced on Thursday.
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Sanders climbs, now tied with Biden among registered voters: Reuters poll

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 02:12
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has been steadily climbing in popularity this year and is now tied with former Vice President Joe Biden for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination among registered voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national poll.
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China set to post weakest growth in 29 years as trade war bites, investment sputters

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 01:55
China is expected to report on Friday that economic growth slowed to its weakest in nearly three decades in 2019 amid a bruising trade war with the United States, and more stimulus steps are expected this year to help avert sharper slowdown.
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Pentagon gets request to build roughly 270 miles of Trump border wall

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 01:51
The Pentagon has received a request from within the Trump administration to build roughly 270 miles (435 km) of wall on the border with Mexico and is evaluating its cost and viability, a senior Defense Department official said on Thursday.
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Four rules senators should follow during Trump's impeachment trial

Reuters - Παρ, 2020-01-17 01:41
U.S. senators are expected to hear opening statements next week in the impeachment trial on whether to remove President Donald Trump from office on charges he abused his powers and obstructed a congressional inquiry into his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden.
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