China's Economic Growth Falls to a Three-Decade Low

January 23, 2019 12:48 PM

China's economic growth fell to a three-decade low last year. Official data shows the world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.6% over a year earlier, but down from 2017's 6.9%.  Growth in the three months ending in December dipped to 6.4%.  That's the lowest quarterly level since the 2008 global crisis. Exports held up through most of 2018 despite the tariff hikes on Chinese imports to the U.S., but they contracted in December as the penalties began to depress U.S. demand.

Back to news


Spell Check

Lubbock , TX
1/24/2019 12:25 PM

  Really? So who do you plan on selling your overproduction of virtually everything produced on the farm to? We’re in a global market place whether you like it or not.

IL Grain
Springfield, IL
1/24/2019 09:03 AM

  Best news I've read for a while.


Corn College TV Education Series


Get nearly 8 hours of educational video with Farm Journal's top agronomists. Produced in the field and neatly organized by topic, from spring prep to post-harvest. Order now!


Market Data provided by
Brought to you by Beyer