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Decoupling With U.S. Would Cut China’s Growth to 3.5%, Says Study

  • China’s growth would fall to 1.6% if U.S. allies also decouple
  • Bloomberg Economics estimates effect on potential growth
Views of the Yangshan Container Port Ahead of China Trade Figures
Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

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The worsening conflict between China and the U.S. has damaged bilateral trade, but a complete decoupling between the two largest global economies would be even more damaging to China’s long-term growth prospects, according to Bloomberg Economics.