World Bank President David Malpass met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: AP

China needs ‘vital’ economic reforms, World Bank chief David Malpass tells Premier Li Keqiang

  • World Bank chief David Malpass also met with the heads of the International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organisation in Beijing on Thursday
  • China is struggling to kick-start its economy, which expanded at its slowest pace for nearly three decades amid cooling global demand and a looming debt crisis at home
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World Bank President David Malpass met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: AP
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GDP revisions following China’s previous three censuses were all upwards. Photo: AP

China to revise GDP data based on fourth economic census

  • Beijing’s latest census of the industrial and services sectors will result in a revision to GDP levels, says the National Bureau of Statistics
  • An upwards revision, which has followed previous censuses, would help the government meet its target to double size of economy between 2010 and 2020
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GDP revisions following China’s previous three censuses were all upwards. Photo: AP
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