15 Apr '11, 2am

China's economy grows 9.7% in Q1

China's economy grows 9.7% in Q1

BEIJING - China said Friday its economy grew at a robust but slightly slower pace in the first quarter of 2011 while inflation accelerated despite efforts to rein in soaring food and property prices. Gross domestic product in the world's second-largest economy expanded by 9.7 percent on-year in the first three months of the year, the National Bureau of Statistics said. The economy grew 9.8 percent in the final quarter of 2010 and 10.3 percent for the entire year. "The national economy maintained steady and fast development and had a very good beginning (to the year)," NBS spokesman Sheng Laiyun said. The politically sensitive consumer price index rose 5.4 percent year-on-year in March -- the fastest pace since July 2008 and well above the government's 2011 target of four percent -- and 5.0 percent in the first quarter. Inflation in the January to March period was driven by...

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