The construction sector was one area of China’s economy that was understimulated in the initial economic figures for 2016, but overall the verification process resulted in the GDP figure being revised down. Photo: EPA

China revises down GDP figure for 2016 by US$8.34 billion, but growth unchanged

Revision necessary because of earlier miscalculations in various sectors, statistics bureau says

Topic |   China economy
The construction sector was one area of China’s economy that was understimulated in the initial economic figures for 2016, but overall the verification process resulted in the GDP figure being revised down. Photo: EPA
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