China Economy Update July 2016

by FCO

China Economy Update is a monthly update produced by the British Embassy in Beijing on key macroeconomic developments in China.


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 - Official data shows China’s economy slowed to 6.7 per cent in the first half of 2016 from 6.9 per cent in 2015;

 - Growth continued to be supported by public sector investment, which offset the slowdown in private investment;

 - Service sector continues to outpace construction and manufacturing, while consumption contributes more to economic growth.


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Nicole Liu
Senior Economic Advisor, British Embassy Beijing

Sam Mackay
First Secretary (Economics), British Embassy Beijing