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China: 2018 GDP growth reaches 6.6%
2019-01-23 10:27     Source : Radio Guangdong's English Service

China’s year-on-year GDP growth reached 6.6% in 2018, slightly down from 6.8% in 2017 according to the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday.
The fourth quarter of 2018 registered 6.4% growth, also slightly down from the 6.7% recorded in the first three quarters. Despite the slight decrease in growth, the country still achieved its goal of around 6.5% GDP growth for 2018.
Industrial output growth was also slightly down in 2018, with 6.2% as opposed to the previous year’s 6.6%; however, unemployment is still relatively low at 4.9%, staying within forecasted targets.

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