Economists have been steadily downgrading their economic growth forecasts for China ahead of Monday’s official data release. Photo: AFP
Economists have been steadily downgrading their economic growth forecasts for China ahead of Monday’s official data release. Photo: AFP
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China GDP: how will third quarter growth fare amid a power crisis, sluggish consumption and property curbs?

  • After China’s economy expanded by 7.9 per cent in the second quarter, economists have been steadily downgrading growth forecasts for the country
  • Poor retail sales, surging raw material costs, power outages and mutant Covid-19 outbreaks have slowed momentum over the past three months

Economists have been steadily downgrading their economic growth forecasts for China ahead of Monday’s official data release. Photo: AFP
Economists have been steadily downgrading their economic growth forecasts for China ahead of Monday’s official data release. Photo: AFP
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