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BEIJING Nazem Kadri Leafs Jersey , Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- China's industrial output, investment and consumption are widely expected to be relatively high, despite milder growth in July, as the economy continues to show resilience.

While analysts expect slightly muted July data compared with June, they believe an improving global environment, expanding manufacturing activity and strong consumers will offset a property investment deceleration.

The Chinese government will release monthly data on major economic indicators on Monday.

Industrial output in July is expected to remain strong, despite moderating from June William Nylander Leafs Jersey , according to statistics on manufacturing, power use and steel output, said CITIC Securities chief economist Zhu Jianfang.

He estimated July's industrial output growth at 7.2 percent year on year, a bit slower than 7.6 percent in June.

China's manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) has stayed above 51 for 10 months in a row, official data showed. A reading above 50 indicates expansion.

In July, the official manufacturing PMI came in at 51.4, down from 51.7 in June Auston Matthews Leafs Jersey , but another private survey showed its manufacturing PMI hit a four-month high of 51.1, up from 50.4 in June.

There were also signs of increased power use and steel output. Coal consumption by six of the country's largest power firms rose 10.6 percent year on year in July, up by 5 percentage points from June.

Major steel producers saw crude steel output grow 10.7 percent year on year last month, up by 2.4 percentage points from June.

While industrial output will be under pressure from the cooling property sector in the short term, a better global economy should put a floor under any slide in growth in the second half, Zhu predicted.

Fixed-asset investment, a key driver of China's economy Mitchell Marner Leafs Jersey , is expected to post a mild slowdown, as infrastructure investment usually loses some steam in July as a result of hot weather and slowing fiscal expenditures.

China Merchants Securities chief macroeconomic analyst Xie Yaxuan predicted fixed-asset investment to grow 8.4 percent year on year in the first seven months, compared with 8.6 percent in the first half.

Despite the slightly lower rate, investment by private capital and that in manufacturing is likely to cushion the downward movement of property investment growth, according to Bank of Communications chief economist Lian Ping.

For consumption, the warming auto market and increasing incomes should support robust growth in retail sales for July, analysts said.

Some 1.97 million vehicles were sold in July Nazem Kadri Black Jersey , up 6.2 percent year on year, accelerating from a 4.5-percent rise in June, according to data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.

The country's average per capita disposable income grew 7.3 percent year on year in the first half after adjusting for inflation, outpacing the national GDP growth.

Zhu predicted retail sales growth in July to ease to 10.7 percent from 11 percent in June, the fastest increase since December 2015, noting that slackening property sales could restrain consumption of furniture and home appliances.

Lian said China's consumption growth is typically milder in July.

High temperatures and floods could have an impact on tourism and entertainment, he explained.

China posted forecast-beating GDP growth of 6.9 percent in the second quarter of the year William Nylander Black Jersey , flat with the previous quarter and above the government's annual growth target of around 6.5 percent.

The International Monetary Fund last month revised up China's growth forecast for 2017 and 2018 to 6.7 percent and 6.4 percent, respectively.

" Chinese President Xi Jinping (2nd R) and his wife Peng Liyuan (1st L), and visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip May, have an afternoon tea in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 1, 2018. (XinhuaDing Lin)

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LONDON, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May's first official visit to China has affirmed that both countries will seek stronger partnership in free trade and in tackling global challenges, sending a vital message of upholding openness and unity in a fractured world.

May's three-day trip, which ends on Friday, came at a time of rising populism, nationalism and protectionism across the globe. The world needs a clearer compass to guide its path forward.

At last week's annual World Economic Forum gathering in the snowy Swiss town of Davos, U.S. President Donald Trump chanted again about putting "America First."

For most nations Mitchell Marner Black Jersey , that means more protectionist measures against its trading partners. Free traders worldwide are deeply concerned.

Across the Atlantic, if Brexit is dealt with properly, a "Global Britain" may turn out to be a more open player, looking beyond traditional partners like the European Union and the United States and forging a profoundly new partnership with China in the interests of both.

Chinese President Xi Jinping, while meeting with May in Beijing, called on the two sides to forge an enhanced version of the "Golden Era" for bilateral ties.

May, on her part Men's Nazem Kadri Jersey , said Britain is a defender of free trade and is ready to cooperate with China on multiple fronts and intensify coordination on major global and regional issues.

"Golden fruits" are already in sight with a dozen deals worth about 9 billion pounds (about 12.8 billion U.S. dollars) signed in such areas as Belt and Road cooperation, finance, innovation, agriculture and technology during May's trip.

In a major outcome, China Development Bank and Standard Chartered Bank inked a deal worth 10 billion yuan (about 1.6 billion dollars) to facilitate projects under the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative.

The message is clear. In the face of a worrying rise in protectionism, China and Britain, two of worl.