Good Morning. Welcome to The Wire’s daily news roundup. Each day, our staff gathers the top China business, finance, and economics headlines from a selection of the world’s leading news organizations. Paid subscribers automatically have this list emailed directly to their inboxes every day by 10 a.m. EST. Subscribe here. The Wall Street Journal Rates in China Cut Again, but by Less Than Expected — Economists, saying Beijing needs to do more to reverse a steep slowdown, have slashed their 2023 growth forecasts. China Punishes U.S. Due-Diligence Firm Mintz Over Statistical Work — Beijing imposes $1.5 million in penalties for unapproved investigations after detaining company staff members in March. Booming China-Russia Trade Sends Trench-Digging Machines to Ukraine’s Front Lines — Mutually-beneficial ties have given Moscow a customer for its oil and gas and made China the world’s top car-exporting nation. Chinese E-Commerce Giants PSubscribe or login to read the rest. Subscribers get full access to: Exclusive longform investigative journalism, Q&As, news and analysis, and data on Chinese business elites and corporations. We publish China scoops you won't find anywhere else. A weekly curated reading list on China from David Barboza, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. A daily roundup of China finance, business and economics headlines. We offer discounts for groups, institutions and students. Go to our Subscriptions page for details.