China's industrial output grew at the slowest pace in 17 years in the first two months of the year, pointing to further slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy.
Industrial output rose 5.3 per cent in January-February, said the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday, the weakest growth since 2002, significantly lower than a growth of 5.7 per cent in December and missing the expectation of 5.5 per cent.
Retail sales were marginally better than expected, with the headline . . .
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