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Global Economy on Thin Ice With Frail Trio From China to Germany

  • Expansions falter in Asian economies amid trade tensions
  • Germany escaped recession, but saw deeper Q2 contraction
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The vulnerability of global growth to trade conflicts and dependence on U.S. momentum were exposed as Asia’s biggest economies faltered and Germany barely dodged a recession.