A debate is heating up among influential economists in Beijing as to whether China should take steps to defend a 6 per cent growth rate next year, ahead of a key economic policy-setting meeting this month.China’s growth rate dipped to exactly 6 per cent in the third quarter this year, the basement of the government’s 6.0 to 6.5 per cent growth target range for 2019 and the lowest rate in nearly 30 years.Most analysts expect growth to fall below 6 per cent in the fourth quarter and slow further…
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