The world's second largest economy expanded 6.6% in 2018, according to official data published Monday. This is the weakest annual trend since 1990.
Growth declined to 6.4% in the fourth quarter last year, in line with the economist's forecasts.
China's economic growth is expected to fall close to 6% by 201[ads1]9. However, many analysts are skeptical of the accuracy of government figures and say that growth may be significantly lower in reality.
Stimulating the economy
But experts the question of Beijing's actions will be enough to return the economy to strong growth anytime soon.