Chinese workers work on a television set assembly line in a factory in northeastern China’s Liaoning province. Photo: EPA

China’s industrial profits fall for first time since 2000 as slowdown blamed on weak demand, high costs

Annual industrial profits drop 2.3 per cent last year compared with 3.3 per cent growth in 2014; state to cut loans to loss-making firms in bid to restructure economy

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Chinese workers work on a television set assembly line in a factory in northeastern China’s Liaoning province. Photo: EPA
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