China's GDP growth hit its lowest level for almost 30 years during 2019. Weak domestic demand and two years of trade tension with the US drove it down to 6.1%. That's within Beijing's target range - but only just.
The Law and Justice party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has claimed that Poland's economy will catch up with Germany's by 2040. It is a bold claim by any standard, but could it become a possibility?
Less consumption, idle factories, broken global supply chains. It's not just the Chinese economy that is suffering from the spread of the coronavirus — but the moment of truth is yet to come.
The German economy stagnated at the end of 2019, new figures have shown. Authorities had expected 0.1% growth.
The virus has emerged as a major risk to the global economy, still reeling from the impact of US-China trade war. Some of the biggest companies, including iPhone-maker Apple, are bracing for supply-chain disruptions.
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