China Economic Update Q1 2018

The report reveals a variety of significant key figures as well as an overview on the economic situation in China to enable an assessment of the current status and provide a foundation for all future prognosis.

  • First quarter GDP growth strong at 6.8%, with a predicted GDP growth of 6.5% in 2018.
  • Foreign trade continues on growth trajectory; Imports grow faster than exports, generating a rare trade deficit in March.
  • Consumer price inflation settles at moderate 2.1%, producer price increases continue to slow down.
  • Service sector and retail sales grow fast, however overall economic development also faces challenges.

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