China's once booming economy looks to have gone bust. Even so, the government in Beijing has set ambitious economic goals. But China's millions of migrant workers could be among the big losers - and perhaps even German exports, too.
At a time of heightened uncertainty in the global economic environment, leaders of Europe and China are meeting to ponder ways to counter the fallout from US President Trump's "America First" policies.
China resorted to a one-child policy in 1979 to limit its then-ballooning population, and then over three decades later changed it to a two-child policy. Experts say it cannot be a model for other countries.
In light of the ongoing trade dispute with the US, China is making more concessions to the EU. But what actually becomes of a perceived deeper partnership on paper remains to be seen, says DW's Frank Sieren.
The US Federal Reserve says US business owners are already scaling back investment plans on the back of concerns over the escalating trade conflict with China. Nonetheless, the US economy is in good shape, it says.
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