The year-on-year growth rate was severely distorted by the COVID-induced fall so growth decreased significantly from a record 18.3% expansion in January-March. China’s Economy growth grew at a slower pace than expected in the second quarter due to a decrease in manufacturing activity, increasing raw material costs, and fresh COVID-19 breakouts slowed the restoration.

According to the latest poll, last year’s GDP climbed just under 8%, falling short of experts’ estimates of a 9% gain. The numbers were somewhat below our and the market’s forecasts, according to China’s Economist specialists, however, we feel the momentum is still strong. Our main concern is the patchy recovery we’ve seen already and for China domestic consumption recovery is critical. This month’s retail sales were exceptionally strong, which may assuage some concerns.

While the world’s second-largest economy has made a successful recovery from the COVID-19 crisis bolstered by strong export demand and policy support recent data imply a slowdown. Industrial production is being weighed down by higher raw material costs, supply difficulties, and pollution controls. 

while tiny COVID-19 outbreaks have kept consumer purchasing in check. Shareholders are waiting to see if the central bank is softening its position following the People’s Bank of China’s announcement last week that banks should retain less cash as reserves. This action released around 1 trillion ¥ ($154.64 billion) in long-term funding to help the economy recover and it came as authorities moved to stabilize policy following the solid recovery from the coronavirus outbreak to manage economic problems.

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The Central Bureau of Statistics said that GDP increased by 1.3 percent in the last few months periods slightly exceeding estimates of a 1.2 percent increase in a Recent survey. Growth in the first quarter was lowered down to 0.4 percent from the fourth quarter last year China’s manufacturing employment increased 8.3% annualized in June down from 8.8% in May.  Economists polled predicted a 7.8% increase year over year.

Capital expenditure investment increased by 12.6 percent in the first half of the year compared to the same time a year ago compared to a forecasted 12.1 percent increase and a 15.4 percent increase in January-May. Still, economists polled by analysts expected more help this year with a fourth-quarter reduction in the bank reserve requirement ratio (RRR) expected.