16 Jan '11, 12am

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China quality of living outweighs GDP growth: Experts 7:34 AM BEIJING - CHINA'S senior experts on Saturday called on local governments to shift their focus from gross domestic product (GDP) figures to economic restructuring and the raising of ordinary people's living standards. China achieved rapid GDP growth in 2010, but it was mainly driven by investment, instead of internal forces or domestic demand, said He Keng, deputy head of the Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the 11th National People's Congress.

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