China’s gross domestic product expanded by a stronger-than-expected 3.2 per cent in the second quarter from a year earlier. Photo: ReutersChina’s gross domestic product expanded by a stronger-than-expected 3.2 per cent in the second quarter from a year earlier. Photo: Reuters
China’s gross domestic product expanded by a stronger-than-expected 3.2 per cent in the second quarter from a year earlier. Photo: Reuters

China first major economy to return to growth since coronavirus shock, but doubts remain about second half outlook

  • Chinese economy posted better-than-expected growth of 3.2 per cent in the second quarter from a year earlier, led by industry and infrastructure spending
  • But a number of economists expect the economic recovery to plateau in the third quarter on continued subdued consumer spending and weaker exports

Topic |   China economy
China’s gross domestic product expanded by a stronger-than-expected 3.2 per cent in the second quarter from a year earlier. Photo: ReutersChina’s gross domestic product expanded by a stronger-than-expected 3.2 per cent in the second quarter from a year earlier. Photo: Reuters
China’s gross domestic product expanded by a stronger-than-expected 3.2 per cent in the second quarter from a year earlier. Photo: Reuters
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