China’s industrial production, a measure of growth in sectors such as manufacturing, mining and utilities, expanded by 4.7 per cent cent last month, down from 5.8 per cent in September. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s economic slump continues as manufacturing growth slows sharply, investment growth hits 20-year low

  • Industrial production grew by 4.7 per cent in October, down from 5.8 per cent in September, and below analysts’ forecasts
  • Retail sales and fixed asset investment growth also declined in October, as pressure builds on Beijing to arrest the downturn in the economy
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China’s industrial production, a measure of growth in sectors such as manufacturing, mining and utilities, expanded by 4.7 per cent cent last month, down from 5.8 per cent in September. Photo: Bloomberg
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