China’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate slowed to 6 per cent in the third quarter of 2019 amid the trade war with the United States. Photo: Reuters

China defends economy with rhetorical Q&A amid slowing growth rate, trade war pressures

  • The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) answered ‘no’ to the four questions it asked about the state of China’s economy
  • Beijing is concerned about worsening expectations both at home and abroad after China’s growth rate slowed to the lowest on record in the third quarter of 2019
Topic |   China economy
China’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate slowed to 6 per cent in the third quarter of 2019 amid the trade war with the United States. Photo: Reuters
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