Last year, China enjoyed strong export growth given its key role as a global manufacturing centre, with overseas demand for work from home products and personal protective equipment (PPE) surging while most countries were being ravaged by virus outbreaks. Photo: AFP Last year, China enjoyed strong export growth given its key role as a global manufacturing centre, with overseas demand for work from home products and personal protective equipment (PPE) surging while most countries were being ravaged by virus outbreaks. Photo: AFP
Last year, China enjoyed strong export growth given its key role as a global manufacturing centre, with overseas demand for work from home products and personal protective equipment (PPE) surging while most countries were being ravaged by virus outbreaks. Photo: AFP
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China’s economic growth to cool at end of year, weighed down by slowing export demand as world recovers

  • Economists from Nomura believe China’s economy will grow by 8.9 per cent this year, with Standard Chartered predicting growth will reach 8 per cent in 2021
  • China set an economic growth target of ‘above 6 per cent’ for 2021, and so far has seen a first quarter growth rate of 18.3 per cent, with second quarter data due next week

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Last year, China enjoyed strong export growth given its key role as a global manufacturing centre, with overseas demand for work from home products and personal protective equipment (PPE) surging while most countries were being ravaged by virus outbreaks. Photo: AFP Last year, China enjoyed strong export growth given its key role as a global manufacturing centre, with overseas demand for work from home products and personal protective equipment (PPE) surging while most countries were being ravaged by virus outbreaks. Photo: AFP
Last year, China enjoyed strong export growth given its key role as a global manufacturing centre, with overseas demand for work from home products and personal protective equipment (PPE) surging while most countries were being ravaged by virus outbreaks. Photo: AFP
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