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Bown: China’s economic slowdown could test the world trading system’s resilience

August 29, 2023 at 1:11 PM
If China responds to its economic malaise by boosting exports, as countries with struggling economies often do, the resilience of the global trading system could be put to the test, says longtime China analyst Chad Bown, who is closely watching electric vehicle sales and evolving EV supply chains in particular. Bown, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and host of the “ Trade Talks ” podcast, warns that Beijing’s efforts to bolster its flagging economy could “have...

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