China's industrial output growth slows in August

(AGI) Beijing, Sept 13 - Industrial production in China grewless than expected in August, official data showed on Saturday.Production slid to 6.9 percent from 9.0 percent the precedingmonth. Analysts had expected a drop to 8.8 percent. Retailsales in China increased by 11.9 percent in August year onyear, down from a 12.2 percent year-on-year increase in July. . .

(AGI) Beijing, Sept 13 - Industrial production in China grewless than expected in August, official data showed on Saturday.Production slid to 6.9 percent from 9.0 percent the precedingmonth. Analysts had expected a drop to 8.8 percent. Retailsales in China increased by 11.9 percent in August year onyear, down from a 12.2 percent year-on-year increase in July. . .