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China posts better-than-expected 6.8% growth in Q1
By Lillian DING, Ryan MCMORROW
Beijing, April 17, 2018 (AFP) - China's economy grew a forecast-beating 6.8 percent in the first quarter, official data showed Tuesday, overcoming Beijing's battle on financial risk and pollution and trade tensions with the US.
The world's number two economy exceeded the 6.7 percent growth forecast by analysts surveyed by AFP, and equalled the fourth quarter performance.
"The national economy maintained ...