The latest economic data from China suggests the country is well on track to meet its target of 8% growth this year.
Official figures indicate activity in factories and workshops increased 16% in October, compared with the same period a year ago, the BBC reports
Retail sales also rose 16%, while consumer prices continued to fall.
The country's $US586 billion economic stimulus package is still driving demand for goods produced in China.
Exports declined at the slowest pace since last December.