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Chinese city of Tieling hit hard by economic slowdown

China has just hosted the G20 summit, and President Xi Jinping has warned of the global economy sitting at a crucial crossroads. Things are no different at home, with fears over China's economic slowdown. In some parts of the country the local GDP has plummeted, such as in the north-eastern city of Tieling, where it fell more than 6% in 2015. Our correspondents look at the reasons for such a brutal slowdown.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett, Emerald Maxwell, Aline Schmidt and Claire Pryde.

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