China’s railway investment in the first five months of the year dipped to 203.6 billion yuan (US$31.5 billion) – 8 per cent less than the same period a year earlier. Photo: Xinhua China’s railway investment in the first five months of the year dipped to 203.6 billion yuan (US$31.5 billion) – 8 per cent less than the same period a year earlier. Photo: Xinhua
China’s railway investment in the first five months of the year dipped to 203.6 billion yuan (US$31.5 billion) – 8 per cent less than the same period a year earlier. Photo: Xinhua

China’s slowing railway investment contributing to signs that economic growth is losing steam, analysts say

  • Growth in the world’s second-largest economy said to be on the decline as China clamps down on excess debt that increased as a result of coronavirus stimulus measures
  • But Beijing’s fine-tuning of its policy direction ‘is a turn, but not a U-turn’

Topic |   China economy
China’s railway investment in the first five months of the year dipped to 203.6 billion yuan (US$31.5 billion) – 8 per cent less than the same period a year earlier. Photo: Xinhua China’s railway investment in the first five months of the year dipped to 203.6 billion yuan (US$31.5 billion) – 8 per cent less than the same period a year earlier. Photo: Xinhua
China’s railway investment in the first five months of the year dipped to 203.6 billion yuan (US$31.5 billion) – 8 per cent less than the same period a year earlier. Photo: Xinhua
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