China had been expected to release its third-quarter economic data on October 18 during the 20th party congress, but the release of the data was delayed. Photo: Bloomberg
China had been expected to release its third-quarter economic data on October 18 during the 20th party congress, but the release of the data was delayed. Photo: Bloomberg
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China GDP: economy grew by 3.9 per cent in third quarter, beating expectations, but recovery mixed

  • China’s economy grew by 3.9 per cent in the third quarter, compared with a year earlier, up from the 0.4 per cent growth seen in the second quarter
  • Retail sales rose by 2.5 per cent in September from a year earlier, while industrial production rose by 6.3 per cent last month

China had been expected to release its third-quarter economic data on October 18 during the 20th party congress, but the release of the data was delayed. Photo: Bloomberg
China had been expected to release its third-quarter economic data on October 18 during the 20th party congress, but the release of the data was delayed. Photo: Bloomberg
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