China’s economy is set to slow in the second half of the year and policymakers are expected to maintain an accommodative fiscal and monetary environment. Photo: Reuters
China’s economy is set to slow in the second half of the year and policymakers are expected to maintain an accommodative fiscal and monetary environment. Photo: Reuters
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China’s slowing economic growth signals fiscal spending could continue into second half of year

  • China’s economy grew by 7.9 per cent in the second quarter from a year earlier, down from 18.3 per cent growth in the first three months
  • As economic headwinds grow in the back half of the year, there are mixed forecasts on whether the government is likely to loosen monetary policy

China’s economy is set to slow in the second half of the year and policymakers are expected to maintain an accommodative fiscal and monetary environment. Photo: Reuters
China’s economy is set to slow in the second half of the year and policymakers are expected to maintain an accommodative fiscal and monetary environment. Photo: Reuters
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