China's real GDP expanded 2.3% during the third quarter, compared with a previous expansion by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter which was revised to 2.4%.

Moreover, China's real GDP index (YoY) which came out at 9.1% in the third quarter basis during September, compared with a previous reading 9.6% a year earlier, whereas the current reading is lower than analyst's forecasts that referred to 9.3%.