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China's November industrial profit growth slowest since April on weaker price gains

More than half of the increase in profits in Jan-Nov came from coal mining and washing, iron and steel smelting and processing, chemicals, and oil and natural gas extraction.


PROFITS for China's industrial firms rose at a sharply slower pace in November, as demand and producer price gains eased in further confirmation of ebbing growth in the world's second-largest economy.

Profits in November rose 14.9 per cent to 785.8 billion yuan (S$160.6...