A worker uses an electric cart to haul a load of ride-sharing bicycles along a street in Beijing, Thursday, May 16, 2019. Figures released on Wednesday showed China's factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as a tariff war with Washington intensified, adding to pressure on Beijing to shore up shaky economic growth. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
China's factory output is slowly recovering, but the rest of the major Asian economies have experienced a sharp drop in factory output in March. AP

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