China’s GDP Growth Beats Forecasts as Stimulus Supports Spending

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  • Services sector grows 8.4%, cushioning industrial slowdown
  • Fixed-asset investment weakens to slowest pace since 2000

Looking at China’s Expanding Economy

China’s economy expanded quicker than economists forecast in the third quarter as the services sector offset weaker manufacturing, keeping Premier Li Keqiang’s 2015 growth target within reach.

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