China's growth 'to slow to 6.6%'

17 August 2016

Growth in China is projected drop to 6.6% in 2016, down from 6.9% last year, and it is expected to continue falling, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

In its annual assessment of the country’s economy, the IMF cited a slower rate of private investment, weak external demand and problems with debt management as contributing to China’s reduced rate of growth.

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