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‘Resilient’ growth tops Q1 forecasts

China’s economy got off to a strong start in the first quarter, with GDP expanding at a higher-than-expected 6.9 percent year-on-year. The result, analysts said, has laid a solid foundation for the country to achieve its growth target of at least 6.5 percent this year.

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Economic data point to further growth

China released upbeat macroeconomic data on Tuesday indicating that the economy remained on solid footing at the start of the year, and analysts said the trend will continue through the year.

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Retail sales growth strongest in a year

China’s retail sales growth picked up to 10.8 percent year-on-year in November, the highest this year. This, together with other improving indicators, shows the economy may be stabilizing, analysts said.

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Party ramps up supervision

The strict governance of the Communist Party of China has entered a new era with two regulations passed at a key meeting on Thursday, paving the way for the Party’s national congress next year and its future development.

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Lagarde urges balance between growth, trade

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde called for global efforts to boost growth while guarding against protectionism.

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Li wants to ‘open door wider’ to investment

Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday that China will “open its door even wider” to foreign investment.

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