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China expects 2018 industrial output to grow around six percent

China expects 2018 industrial output to grow around six percent
A worker packs pipelines onto a truck at a local plastic pipe factory in Donghegang village on the outskirts of Xiongxian county, one part of the new special economic zone Xiong'an New Area, Hebei province, China, April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s industrial output is likely to grow around 6 percent next year, the country’s industry ministry said on Monday.

The nation’s industrial output is also expected to rise about 6.5 percent this year, which would be the first gain in the growth rate since 2010, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said in a statement on its microblog.

(Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Tom Hogue)

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