China GDP disappoints, third-quarter growth slows to 4.9%

China GDP disappoints, third-quarter growth slows to 4.9%

October 18, 2021 Luz Motsinger 0

Aerial view of coal being unloaded from a cargo ship at Lianyungang port on Oct. 14, 2021 in Lianyungang, Jiangsu Province of China.Wang Jianmin | Visual China Group | Getty ImagesBEIJING — China’s third-quarter GDP grew a disappointing 4.9% as industrial activity rose less than expected in September.The National Bureau of Statistics said Monday that…