The growth rate for industrial production fell to 5.4 per cent last month, the weakest pace since November 2008. Photo: EPA

China economy needs new stimulus plan after November data disappoints, economists agree

  • Industrial production, export growth rate, foreign investment, domestic consumer spending and weak car sales hit as trade war with the United States takes effect
  • Top officials including Xi Jinping will discuss policy for 2019 at next week’s Central Economic Work Conference in Beijing
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The growth rate for industrial production fell to 5.4 per cent last month, the weakest pace since November 2008. Photo: EPA
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