The Chinese economy grew by 1.4 percent quarter-on-quarter in the three months to March 2019, compared to a 1.5 percent expansion in the previous period and in line with market estimates. It was the weakest quarterly growth rate since the first quarter of 2016. GDP Growth Rate in China averaged 1.78 percent from 2010 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 2.40 percent in the first quarter of 2011 and a record low of 1.40 percent in the first quarter of 2016.
GDP Growth Rate in China is expected to be 1.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Growth Rate in China to stand at 1.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the China GDP Growth Rate is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.