RTRS Poll: China’s GDP forecast seen at 6.5% in 2017

According to the latest Reuters poll on the Chinese growth outlook, China’s GDP growth is seen losing steam in 2017.

Key findings from the survey:

2017 China GDP forecast eases to 6.5% (unchanged from Jan forecast, actual 2016 GDP at 6.7%)

2018 6.2%

2017 CPI 2.1% vs 2.2% prev

2018 2.3% vs 2.2% prev

PBOC to keep benchmark rates steady through Q3 2018 at least

PBOC now expected to cut banks' RRR by 50bps in Q4 2017 vs Q3 2017 prev