In 2018, China sets a GDP growth target of 6.5%, same as last year

China aims to expand its economy by around 6.5 percent this year, the same as in 2017, while pressing ahead with its campaign to reduce risks in the financial system, Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday. The goal was kept unchanged even though the economy grew 6.

9 percent last year and exceeded the government's target. Sources previously told Reuters that China will maintain its growth target at "around 6.5 percent". Economists had already expected the world's second-largest economy to lose some momentum this year.....

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