China’s industrial output to grow around 5.6% year-on-year in 2019: ministry

FILE PHOTO: Employees work at the production line of aluminium rolls at a factory in Zouping, Shandong province, China November 23, 2019. Picture taken November 23, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s industrial output is expected to grow around 5.6% in 2019, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on Monday.

Industrial production rose 6.2% year-on-year in November, quickening from 4.7% in October. It was also the fastest year-on-year growth in five months, official data have shown.

Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman

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