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China Statistics Chief Pushes for Better Data on New Economy

  • How much Taobao buying boosts the economy is difficult to say
  • Shenzhen leads way with pilot project tracking corportate data

The new head of China’s statistics bureau last month visited a Beijing district that’s home to some of the biggest technology companies to deliver the message that his agency must improve tracking of the new economy "as soon as possible."

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