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China Q3 GDP growth slows more than expected to 6%, weakest in almost three decades


China’s economic growth slowed more than expected to 6 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter, the weakest performance in nearly three decades.

The GDP growth reading was at the bottom end of the government’s full-year economic growth target of 6 - 6.5 per cent.

The data indicates that the economy is losing momentum further from the second quarter’s 6.2 per cent growth, adding to pressure on Beijing . . .

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