China's state planner vice chair says GDP target achieved for 2019 despite downward pressure

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Ning Jizhe is vice chair of the National Development and Reform Commission of the People's Republic of China (NDRC). Speaking over the weekend:

  • economic growth in 2019 met target thanks to supportive policies and the acceleration of the domestic economic transformation
  •  despite downward pressure persisting amid uncertainties in the global market because of trade tensions with the US
  • will achieve its GDP growth target of 6-6.5 percent in 2019
China will release Q4 and full-2019 GDP on Friday. This guy taking some of the fun out of guessing. Not. China always hits target. 

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