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1st LD-Writethru: China's fixed-asset investment up 7.5 pct in Q1

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

BEIJING, April 17 (Xinhua) -- China's fixed-asset investment (FAI) grew 7.5 percent year on year in the first quarter of this year, official data showed Tuesday.
Total FAI stood at 10.07 trillion yuan (1.6 trillion U.S. dollars), according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
The growth is 0.4 percentage points lower than that of the first two months of this year.
Private investment picked up in Q1, growing 8.9 percent year on year, which is 0.8 percentage points more than that of the fir ...