China stimulus talk fails to lift dry bulk

Beijing is readying a stimulus package to boost its stuttering economy following the central bank’s interest rate cuts earlier this week. How much of a boost the increased spending will be to the deflated global dry bulk scene remains to be seen. 

JPMorgan Chase, UBS and Standard Chartered all trimmed their 2023 gross domestic product growth forecasts to 5.5% or lower this week after official figures for retail sales growth and fixed asset investment slowed in May and undershot expectations. 

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