A potential meeting this week between US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and China’s Vice-Premier Liu He will not take place, according to a senior US official. Six in 10 Hongkongers were pessimistic about the local economy in the coming six months, according to a survey conducted by the Hong Kong Research Association in September. P A further escalation of the trade war between the US and China would take a major toll on economic growth in both countries next year, with China the bigger casualty, according to an economic analysis released by the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday. The world economy would also suffer, the […]