20 August 2019

NBS eyes unifed GDP calculation, paper says

The National Bureau of Statistics is working on a unified approach to calculating gross domestic product (GDP) between local administrations and the central government, Shanghai Securities News reported Thursday, citing director Ma Jiantang. This comes after 30 provinces published GDP growth statistics higher than the national figure of 7.6 percent for the January-June period last year. Also, aggregate provincial GDP exceeded the official national total by 3.16 trillion yuan (US$515.97 billion), the report said.

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