"Our industrial output index - which combines the output volumes of key products - suggests that, having slowed more than the official figures show since the start of the year, industrial output actually held up well in July", he said.
For the first seven months, industrial production expanded 6.8 percent, a notch down from the 6.9-percent growth registered for the first half of the year.
Fixed-asset investment in non-rural areas of China climbed 8.3% in the first seven months of 2017 from a year earlier, slowing from an 8.6% increase over the January-June period.
"In general, the national economy was generally steady in July with continued positive momentum and deepening structural reform", national statistics bureau spokesman Mao Shengyong said at a news conference.
Liu Shijin, a government advisor from a top think tank, said growth in the real estate sector was expected to slow to a new normal of about 2% in second-half 2017, adding: "It should not be seen as abnormal if there is no growth or negative growth".
Property development investment eased between January and July, signalling that the government's tightening policies "have finally trickled down through the economy", according to ANZ Research in Hong Kong.
That implied a slowdown from a 8.6% year-on-year pace in June to 6.8% in July, said Julian Evans-Pritchard at Capital Economics. Property investment and state-sponsored infrastrcuture investment also softened.
Even so, strength in sectors like steel was unlikely to last.
But Betty Rui Wang, a senior China economist at ANZ, said the slowdown is likely to be temporary as the bad weather was partly to blame for July's industrial output. "There will be no victor, and everybody will lose".
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