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China’s government economists predict further slowdown

Last updated on September 20, 2019

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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