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Xi Vows China Will Beat Virus While Economists Slash Forecasts

  • Leader speaks with Indonesia’s Jokowi by telephone Tuesday
  • Xi highlights key juncture in defeating deadly coronavirus
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President Xi Jinping led a chorus of voices in Beijing expressing optimism about the Chinese economy this year, but market economists aren’t so confident with numerous banks cutting their forecasts.