A mural in a town in Guantao county in Hebei province. Recent admissions that some regional economic data was falsified also raise questions about the reliability of national-level economic figures. Photo: Xinhua

Now, China must come clean about its national economic data

Tom Rafferty welcomes the recent admissions by Chinese regional officials that figures were inflated in the past, but says the crackdown needs to be even more rigorous to include national-level data

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A mural in a town in Guantao county in Hebei province. Recent admissions that some regional economic data was falsified also raise questions about the reliability of national-level economic figures. Photo: Xinhua
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