China Economy Grows 1.7% in Q3


The Chinese economy advanced by 1.7 percent quarter-on-quarter in the three months to September of 2017, compared to an upwardly revised 1.8 percent expansion in the previous period and in line with market expectations.

Year-on-year,  the economy expanded an annual 6.8 percent, following a 6.9 percent growth in the previous two periods and matching market consensus. It was the weakest pace of expansion since the fourth quarter of 2016.

For 2017, the Chinese government expects the economy to grow by around 6.5 percent; compared to a 6.7 percent expansion in 2016, which was the slowest growth in 26 years. 

China Economy Grows 1.7% in Q3


National Bureau of Statistics l Rida Husna | rida@tradingeconomics.com
10/19/2017 8:23:32 AM