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China’s government economists predict further slowdown


Economists at China’s government think tanks are predicting further slowdown and some say the possibility of quarterly growth slipping below the lower-end of 2019 target of 6 per cent can't be ruled out.

Some private analysts are forecasting that the growth could slow below the 6 per cent line in the third quarter or in the next year.

Zhang Yuxian, head of economic forecasting department of State Information Center, a top government think tank, said “we forecast . . .

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