Economy China's economy slumps to 6.1% in 2019; lowest in 29 years Updated : January 19, 2020 12:01 PM IST The world's second-largest economy grew by 6.1 percent last year, its worst performance since 1990. The Chinese economy was hit hard by the US tariffs as a result of the trade war between the two countries. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.