Date
22 April 2018

Li says China GDP growth exceeded 7.5% in 9 mths, Bloomberg says

Premier Li Keqiang {李克強} said China’s economic growth probably exceeded 7.5 percent in the first three quarters of the year, Bloomberg reported Thursday. The economy has “shown stronger momentum of steady growth” in the past few months, with indicators that reflect market expectations improving, Li was quoted as saying in a speech on the same day at an Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Brunei. He added that “we have confidence in fulfilling the targets set for economic and social development.” China reported 7.6 percent GDP growth for the first half of this year. The National Bureau of Statistics will release third-quarter economic data on Oct. 18.

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