China’s GDP expanded by 18.3 per cent in the first quarter from the same period a year earlier. Photo: AFP
China’s GDP expanded by 18.3 per cent in the first quarter from the same period a year earlier. Photo: AFP
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China’s economy shakes off coronavirus ‘hiccups’, but outlook clouded by Beijing’s stimulus plans

  • China’s GDP expanded by 18.3 per cent in the first quarter from the same period a year earlier, but grew just 0.6 per cent when compared to the fourth quarter
  • The economy is expected to slow gradually over the course of the year, but at what pace will depend on Beijing’s withdrawal of economic support to focus on debt

China’s GDP expanded by 18.3 per cent in the first quarter from the same period a year earlier. Photo: AFP
China’s GDP expanded by 18.3 per cent in the first quarter from the same period a year earlier. Photo: AFP
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