Guanghan is a county-level city in southwestern Sichuan province, which has a population of more than 600,000. Photo: Xinhua

China’s economic census uncovers more fake data as officials promise ‘zero tolerance’ to data manipulation

  • Guanghan city in Sichuan province is the latest to have been found to have falsified data by the National Bureau of Statistics
  • Local officials are under pressure to meet economic growth targets for personal promotion as well as the trade war with the United States
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Guanghan is a county-level city in southwestern Sichuan province, which has a population of more than 600,000. Photo: Xinhua
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