China’s growth rate dipped to exactly 6 per cent in the third quarter this year, the basement of the government’s 6.0 to 6.5 per cent growth target range for 2019 and the lowest rate in nearly 30 years. Photo: ReutersChina’s growth rate dipped to exactly 6 per cent in the third quarter this year, the basement of the government’s 6.0 to 6.5 per cent growth target range for 2019 and the lowest rate in nearly 30 years. Photo: Reuters
China’s growth rate dipped to exactly 6 per cent in the third quarter this year, the basement of the government’s 6.0 to 6.5 per cent growth target range for 2019 and the lowest rate in nearly 30 years. Photo: Reuters

China economic slowdown: debate heats up on whether Beijing should shoot for 6 per cent growth in 2020

  • Economic heavyweights in China are torn on whether Beijing should inject the levels of stimulus that would be needed to achieve 6 per cent growth next year
  • Yu Yongding, noted economist, said 6 per cent should be top priority, while others such as Gao Shanwen said it is an unrealistic target
Topic |   China economy
China’s growth rate dipped to exactly 6 per cent in the third quarter this year, the basement of the government’s 6.0 to 6.5 per cent growth target range for 2019 and the lowest rate in nearly 30 years. Photo: ReutersChina’s growth rate dipped to exactly 6 per cent in the third quarter this year, the basement of the government’s 6.0 to 6.5 per cent growth target range for 2019 and the lowest rate in nearly 30 years. Photo: Reuters
China’s growth rate dipped to exactly 6 per cent in the third quarter this year, the basement of the government’s 6.0 to 6.5 per cent growth target range for 2019 and the lowest rate in nearly 30 years. Photo: Reuters
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