China Data Show Weaker Start to 2013 as U.S. Economy Strengthens

China Data Show Weaker Start to 2013 as U.S. Economy Strengthens

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A man looks at shoes at a store in the Wangfujing shopping district of Beijing. The growth in January-February retail sales was below the lowest economist projection of 13.8 percent and was the smallest for that period since 2004.