China's growth better than expected in first quarter

Growth in China's economy proved better than expected in the first three months of 2019. The economy continues to grow at an impressive rate, says analyst.

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The Chinese economy grew more than expected in this year's first quarter, shows data from the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics in Beijing, presented early Wednesday morning.

The country's GDP growth landed at 6.4 percent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period last year. Among analysts questioned by Bloomberg News, growth was expected to be 6.3 percent.

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