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Update: First Quarter Economic Growth Stable at 6.8%

Bundles of copper wire await shipment at Shanghang Sun Copper Industry Co. Ltd. on Jan. 18. Photo: VCG
Bundles of copper wire await shipment at Shanghang Sun Copper Industry Co. Ltd. on Jan. 18. Photo: VCG

*China’s gross domestic product beats median forecast of economists of 6.7%

*Real estate investment rises 10.4% year-on-year, helping to bolster economy

(Beijing) — China’s economy grew 6.8% year-on-year in the first three months of the year, unchanged from the rate seen in the last two quarters of 2017, official data showed Tuesday, as accelerating property investment and consumer spending underpinned the economy.

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