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China October loan data disappoints, points to further slowing in economy

6:33am EST

BEIJING China's credit growth slowed sharply in October, despite pressure by regulators on banks to help keep cash-starved companies afloat, pointing to further weakening in the economy in coming months.

UPDATE 3-China Oct loan data disappoints, points to further slowing in economy

6:18am EST

* Policy easing so far not turning around lending-analyst (Adds details)

China October exports surprisingly strong in race to beat higher U.S. tariffs

Nov 08 2018

BEIJING China reported much stronger-than-expected exports for October as shippers rushed goods to the United States, its biggest trading partner, racing to beat higher tariff rates due to kick in at the start of next year.

RPT-UPDATE 2-China Sept new loans rebound on policy easing, more steps seen

Oct 17 2018

BEIJING, Oct 17 China's new bank loans rebounded in September after dipping in the two previous months, central bank data showed, but overall credit conditions stayed tight in an economy chilled by an ongoing tariff war with the United States.

UPDATE 2-China Sept new loans rebound on policy easing, more steps seen

Oct 17 2018

* Overall credit conditions remain tight (Adds details, analyst comment)

RPT-WRAPUP 2-China factory sector hurt in September as trade frictions bite

Sep 30 2018

* Sept Caixin/Markit factory PMI at 50.0, lowest since May 2017

WRAUPUP 2-China factory sector hurt in September as trade frictions bite

Sep 30 2018

* Sept Caixin/Markit factory PMI at 50.0, lowest since May 2017

China auto sales drop again on trade war, economic gloom

Sep 11 2018

BEIJING China's automobile sales fell for the second straight month in August as a weak macro economy and trade frictions with the United States made consumers cautious about spending, an industry association said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-China auto sales drop again on trade war, economic gloom

Sep 11 2018

* New-energy vehicle sales up nearly 50 pct on year in Aug (Adds analyst comment, details)

RPT-UPDATE 2-China's record trade surplus with U.S. adds fuel to trade war fire

Sep 09 2018

* Aug trade surplus at $27.91 bln, vs July surplus of $28.05 bln

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