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China industrial production gains 6.5% in May

Staff Writer | June 14, 2017
Industrial Production in China was up 6.5% on year in May, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday.
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That beat forecasts for an increase of 6.4%, and it was unchanged from the April reading.

The bureau also said that retail sales advanced an annual 10.7% - unchanged and in line with expectations.

Fixed asset investment was up 8.6% on year, shy of forecasts for 8.8% and down from 8.9% in the previous month.