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Industrial production in China 2014 - 2019 Q2

China's industrial production growth is weaker in second quarter 2019

The course of China's industrial production from the year 2000 to 2018 is already published here. As growth rates of industrial production have recently changed more strongly, this article follows their quarterly and temporarily monthly course.

Update August 5th, 2019 - The diagram shows the growth rates since June 2018. They moved in a range from 5.0% to 8.5%. These are rates adjusted for prices, i.e. real growth rates.

From January to June 2019 industrial production grew by 6.0% compared to the same period of previous year according to the National Statistical Office of China.

China's industrial production from 2018 to 2019.
Source: National Stataistical Office of China, Industrial Production Operation, 2019-07-16.

China's industrial production growing weaker in second quarter 2019 than in previous quarters

The diagram shows the quarterly index changes of China's industrial production since the first quarter 2014 up to the second quarter 2019.

China's quarterly industrial production from 2018 to 2019.

The red area indicates the changes related to the year-ago quarters.


Since 2014 industrial production has been growing continuously, however, at lower growth rates as the diagram confirms. Since the third quarter 2016 growth rates are again on a higher level than 2015.

The quarterly index of industrial production increased strongly in first quarter 2019 to its highest value since 2014 but plunges in second quarter.

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