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China's economic boosters 'larger than expected'

China has cut its growth target for this year to between 6 per cent and 6.5 per cent as the economy expands at its slowest pace in nearly three decades.

While it was widely expected that the country would roll out more stimulus to prop up the economy, economists told The Straits Times that they were surprised at the extent of what Beijing was prepared to do.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 06, 2019, with the headline 'Economic boosters 'larger than expected''. Print Edition | Subscribe