This file picture taken on March 5, 2017 shows a child holding a national flag as he sits on the shoulders of a man after the flag raising ceremony on Tiananmen Square, before the opening of the National People's Congress in Beijing.
This file picture taken on March 5, 2017 shows a child holding a national flag as he sits on the shoulders of a man after the flag raising ceremony on Tiananmen Square, before the opening of the National People's Congress in Beijing. - 
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We got some data out of China today that showed slowing growth in retail sales and factory output at three-year lows. Add to that some meh car sales and weak consumer sentiment. In short, economic growth is the world’s second largest economy is continuing to slow. Some of which is predictable, expected even, as the Chinese economy matures. Some of it less so.

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