SINGAPORE (Oct 28): It is no surprise that globally, all economies are slowing. The relentless attack on the logistics of free trade has an inevitable effect. The bears baying for China’s demise have found a new focus — China’s latest figures reporting 6% growth.

Some claim it proves that the US is winning the trade war and forcing China to its knees. In addition to the growth slowdown, they point to the US$28 billion ($38 billion) cash injection by China’s central bank as evidence of the country’s much-anticipated collapse.

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