To shore up growth and meet the government’s 6 to 6.5 per cent expansion target range for this year, economists and analysts expect China to lean largely on additional fiscal measures in the second half of the year. Photo: Bloomberg

China expected to implement more economic stimulus despite growing debt and weak yuan

  • Gross domestic product growth slid from 6.4 per cent in the first quarter to 6.2 per cent in the second quarter of 2019, the lowest since records began in 1992
  • To shore up growth and meet the projected 6 to 6.5 per cent expansion target for 2019, economists and analysts expect China to lean on fiscal measures
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To shore up growth and meet the government’s 6 to 6.5 per cent expansion target range for this year, economists and analysts expect China to lean largely on additional fiscal measures in the second half of the year. Photo: Bloomberg
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Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee

Beijing-based correspondent Amanda Lee covers markets and the economy for the Post, with an interest in China's economic and social landscape. A graduate of the London School of Economics, she joined the Post in 2017 and has previously worked for Thomson Reuters and Forbes.

Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung joined the Post in 2017 after more than 15 years' experience on global newswires in Hong Kong and Shanghai. She spent eight years in Shanghai and has received awards for best feature, analysis and agenda-setting.