Slower spending by firms underscores the challenges of containing an economic slowdown set to be its worst in 24 years. Photo: AFP Slower spending by firms underscores the challenges of containing an economic slowdown set to be its worst in 24 years. Photo: AFP
Slower spending by firms underscores the challenges of containing an economic slowdown set to be its worst in 24 years. Photo: AFP

Chinese companies facing capital spending crunch

As the economy slows with structural reform under way, mainland firms are playing it safe and cutting their outlay on capital investment

Topic |   China economy
Slower spending by firms underscores the challenges of containing an economic slowdown set to be its worst in 24 years. Photo: AFP Slower spending by firms underscores the challenges of containing an economic slowdown set to be its worst in 24 years. Photo: AFP
Slower spending by firms underscores the challenges of containing an economic slowdown set to be its worst in 24 years. Photo: AFP
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