Figures published by China’s National Energy Administration for electricity use in the agriculture sector caused confusion and annoyance among economists and analysts. Photo. EPA

China’s official figures: lies, damned lies or just changing statistical methods?

Economists say it’s hard to know what to believe when calculations stop adding up and the government keeps moving the goalposts

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Figures published by China’s National Energy Administration for electricity use in the agriculture sector caused confusion and annoyance among economists and analysts. Photo. EPA
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