China’s economic data is poured over by analysts around the world, but many question the reliability of official statistics. Photo: Simon Song

China says industrial profits rose from 2.9 trillion yuan last year to 2.7 trillion yuan this year. Just don’t ask why

Constant tweaks to methodology – without any proper explanation – mean key set of official statistic is the latest to raise eyebrows among analysts

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China’s economic data is poured over by analysts around the world, but many question the reliability of official statistics. Photo: Simon Song
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