Liaoning, which has been a base for old heavy industries, reported a rare negative growth in its gross domestic product last year. Photo: Reuters Liaoning, which has been a base for old heavy industries, reported a rare negative growth in its gross domestic product last year. Photo: Reuters
Liaoning, which has been a base for old heavy industries, reported a rare negative growth in its gross domestic product last year. Photo: Reuters

Chinese province admits to cooking its books

Liaoning governor says many cities and counties across the province massaged economic figures, with some local governments inflating fiscal income by up to 23 per cent

Topic |   China economy
Liaoning, which has been a base for old heavy industries, reported a rare negative growth in its gross domestic product last year. Photo: Reuters Liaoning, which has been a base for old heavy industries, reported a rare negative growth in its gross domestic product last year. Photo: Reuters
Liaoning, which has been a base for old heavy industries, reported a rare negative growth in its gross domestic product last year. Photo: Reuters
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