China's GDP Report Delivers Disappointing News

A construction site near Huaneng Power's Gaobeidian thermal power station in Beijing Photograph by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

China’s GDP isn’t living up to expectations. On April 15, Beijing announced that the economy grew by 7.7 percent in the first quarter, below the 8 percent predicted by a Bloomberg survey of economists, and even slower than the 7.8 percent growth registered for all of last year.

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