Industrial production, a measurement of manufacturing and mining output in the world’s second largest economy, continued on its four-month growth streak following a contraction in the first quarter, expanding by 4.8 per cent in July from a year earlier, the same pace as June. Photo: XinhuaIndustrial production, a measurement of manufacturing and mining output in the world’s second largest economy, continued on its four-month growth streak following a contraction in the first quarter, expanding by 4.8 per cent in July from a year earlier, the same pace as June. Photo: Xinhua
Industrial production, a measurement of manufacturing and mining output in the world’s second largest economy, continued on its four-month growth streak following a contraction in the first quarter, expanding by 4.8 per cent in July from a year earlier, the same pace as June. Photo: Xinhua

China economy loses steam amid weak demand, coronavirus and floods, analysts say

  • Fresh data shows that China’s economy is still growing, but not as quickly as many economists thought
  • The Chinese government has failed to stimulate domestic demand, with analysts calling for more stimulus in the second half of 2020

Topic |   China economy
Industrial production, a measurement of manufacturing and mining output in the world’s second largest economy, continued on its four-month growth streak following a contraction in the first quarter, expanding by 4.8 per cent in July from a year earlier, the same pace as June. Photo: XinhuaIndustrial production, a measurement of manufacturing and mining output in the world’s second largest economy, continued on its four-month growth streak following a contraction in the first quarter, expanding by 4.8 per cent in July from a year earlier, the same pace as June. Photo: Xinhua
Industrial production, a measurement of manufacturing and mining output in the world’s second largest economy, continued on its four-month growth streak following a contraction in the first quarter, expanding by 4.8 per cent in July from a year earlier, the same pace as June. Photo: Xinhua
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