China Stuck With Sub-8% Growth as G-20 Confronts Global Slowdown

China Stuck With Sub-8% Growth as G-20 Confronts Global Slowdown

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A worker labors at a construction site for a commercial building in Shanghai. China doesn’t need to expand faster than 8 percent in part because the number of new workers from 15 to 24 years old, the main source of job seekers, has been in decline since 2010.