China’s industrial production is facing a number of headwinds. Photo: Xinhua
China’s industrial production is facing a number of headwinds. Photo: Xinhua

China’s new industry minister looks to boost consumption and stabilise supply chains as economy slows

  • Jin Zhuanglong tells a ministerial conference that greater international cooperation and technological advances to boost consumer demand should be priorities
  • Economic growth is faltering as the country’s zero-Covid policies, a slumping property sector and disruption caused by the current heatwave all take their toll

China’s industrial production is facing a number of headwinds. Photo: Xinhua
China’s industrial production is facing a number of headwinds. Photo: Xinhua
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