People work at a textile factory that will be relocated in Anxin, in China's Hebei province, on April 5, 2017. China will create a new special economic zone outside Beijing similar to those established in Shenzhen and Shanghai, the government said, in a bid to boost flagging growth and reduce the strain on the capital. Photo: AFP People work at a textile factory that will be relocated in Anxin, in China's Hebei province, on April 5, 2017. China will create a new special economic zone outside Beijing similar to those established in Shenzhen and Shanghai, the government said, in a bid to boost flagging growth and reduce the strain on the capital. Photo: AFP
People work at a textile factory that will be relocated in Anxin, in China's Hebei province, on April 5, 2017. China will create a new special economic zone outside Beijing similar to those established in Shenzhen and Shanghai, the government said, in a bid to boost flagging growth and reduce the strain on the capital. Photo: AFP

China’s April factory output and investment slow, as growth dials back

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People work at a textile factory that will be relocated in Anxin, in China's Hebei province, on April 5, 2017. China will create a new special economic zone outside Beijing similar to those established in Shenzhen and Shanghai, the government said, in a bid to boost flagging growth and reduce the strain on the capital. Photo: AFP People work at a textile factory that will be relocated in Anxin, in China's Hebei province, on April 5, 2017. China will create a new special economic zone outside Beijing similar to those established in Shenzhen and Shanghai, the government said, in a bid to boost flagging growth and reduce the strain on the capital. Photo: AFP
People work at a textile factory that will be relocated in Anxin, in China's Hebei province, on April 5, 2017. China will create a new special economic zone outside Beijing similar to those established in Shenzhen and Shanghai, the government said, in a bid to boost flagging growth and reduce the strain on the capital. Photo: AFP
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