After three decades of double-digit growth, fuelled by high levels of export and investment, China's economy has seen something of a slowdown. The country is facing a number of structural issues as it progresses from a manufacturing-led economy to one underpinned by services and consumer spending. Nevertheless, the underlying drivers of consumption remain and the government seems well-prepared to manage this transition. For the foreseeable future, China looks set to remain the global growth engine. Katy Askew reports.