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BC-AS--China-Economy, 0092

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China's economic growth holds steady at 6.8 percent<
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BEIJING (AP) - China's economic growth held steady at 6.8 percent over a year earlier in the quarter ending in March, buoyed by retail sales and investment.
Data released Tuesday showed growth in the world's second-largest economy was down slightly from 2017's full-year expansion of 6.9 percent but in line with the quarter ending in December.
Forecasters are expecting growth to cool this year as Beijing tries to re ...