Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in remarks on the State Council website today according to a transcript

Li cites the global economy recovery losing steam.

The comments were made at a recent meeting with senior provincial officials where Li added that, nonetheless, because of continued strength in the labour market and services sector there were reasons for optimism, despite headwinds in the mftg sector

"As long as employment remains adequate, the people's income grows, and the environment continuously improves, GDP a little higher or lower than 7% is acceptable"

Monday sees the release of Chinese Q3 GDP which Greg posted on here

We await with interest.

Premier Li - GDP of 7% is not easy