People walk into a subway station in Beijing on Oct. 19, 2018. China's economy grew at its slowest pace in nine years in the third quarter, as a campaign to tackle mounting debt and trade friction with the United States took their toll. The world's second-largest economy expanded 6.5 percent in July-September, National Bureau of Statistics figures showed, marking its worst performance since the height of the global financial crisis.
SOEs remain Beijing's preferred engine to drive its economy, which worries the private sector at home and abroad....
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