Chinese companies are spending more days to turn inventory into sales and eking out smaller profit gains, the analysis showed, in an economy growing at its weakest pace in nearly three decades. Photo: AFP

China capital investment growth hits three-year low as weak economy, US trade war drag, analysis shows

  • Firms raised capital spending by 1.6 per cent in the third quarter compared to the same period last year, the weakest growth in three years
  • The outlook became more uncertain after US President Donald Trump said a trade deal with China might have to wait until after the US presidential election
Topic |   China economy

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Chinese companies are spending more days to turn inventory into sales and eking out smaller profit gains, the analysis showed, in an economy growing at its weakest pace in nearly three decades. Photo: AFP
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