Many economists fear China's economic growth in the third quarter dropped below 7 per cent for the first time since the global financial crisis. Photo: Reuters Many economists fear China's economic growth in the third quarter dropped below 7 per cent for the first time since the global financial crisis. Photo: Reuters
Many economists fear China's economic growth in the third quarter dropped below 7 per cent for the first time since the global financial crisis. Photo: Reuters

China inflation lower than analysts expected amid further signs of sluggish demand in cooling economy

Fears over deflationary pressures as producer prices continue slide, reflecting growing strain on companies of persistently weak demand

Many economists fear China's economic growth in the third quarter dropped below 7 per cent for the first time since the global financial crisis. Photo: Reuters Many economists fear China's economic growth in the third quarter dropped below 7 per cent for the first time since the global financial crisis. Photo: Reuters
Many economists fear China's economic growth in the third quarter dropped below 7 per cent for the first time since the global financial crisis. Photo: Reuters
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