NBS: China’s Jan-Sept GDP up 6.2%, structure optimizing
Oct 18, 2019 14:30
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China’s GDP grew 6.2% on year over January-September, still within Beijing’s 6-6.5% economic growth target for 2019, though the growth for Q3 fell another 0.2 percentage point from Q2 to 6% on year, or a new low after Q2 since China started the GDP statistics in 1992, according to the latest statistics from the country’s National Bureau of Statistics on October 18.
The growth rates both for the first three quarters and Q3 were within market expectation, as many China’s financial and research institutions had predicted a 6% or 6.1% GDP growth for Q3 because of “the greater economic downward pressure both internally and externally”, Mysteel Global understands.
Beijing was satisfied with the