BEIJING — A decrease in automotive production is blamed for a fall in China's industrial output as well as a slowdown in the nation's growth rate in October. The October growth rate of 11.4% is below the state's 12.2% forecast and at the low end of the 11.5%-12.5% range predicted by analysts, marking the first time in five months that the overall growth rate has fallen below 12%, official figures report. The growth rate of the automotive sector fell 17% from September. Car production fell ...

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