China’s fixed-asset investment growth in August fell to a new low, but the slowdown was not caused by the trade war, an official said. Photo: Reuters

China’s August economic data lacklustre but slower investment growth ‘not caused by trade war’

Growth rate of fixed-asset investment, a key driver of nation’s economy, has been falling for some time, government spokesman says

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China’s fixed-asset investment growth in August fell to a new low, but the slowdown was not caused by the trade war, an official said. Photo: Reuters
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