Industrial production, a gauge of activity in the manufacturing, mining and utilities sectors, grew by 3.8 per cent in November from a year earlier after a gain of 3.5 per cent in October. Photo: AP
Industrial production, a gauge of activity in the manufacturing, mining and utilities sectors, grew by 3.8 per cent in November from a year earlier after a gain of 3.5 per cent in October. Photo: AP

China’s retail sales slowdown highlights fear of ‘threefold pressure’

  • Retail sales and industrial production grew by 3.9 per cent and 3.8 per cent, respectively, in November from a year earlier
  • Fixed-asset investment grew by 5.2 per cent in the January-November period, while the surveyed jobless rate rose to 5 per cent last month

Topic |   China's economic recovery
Industrial production, a gauge of activity in the manufacturing, mining and utilities sectors, grew by 3.8 per cent in November from a year earlier after a gain of 3.5 per cent in October. Photo: AP
Industrial production, a gauge of activity in the manufacturing, mining and utilities sectors, grew by 3.8 per cent in November from a year earlier after a gain of 3.5 per cent in October. Photo: AP
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