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China's growth target for 2015 is shaved to 7%

Geoff Riley

6th March 2015

The Chinese government has shaved their real GDP growth target for 2015 to 7% as a gathering slowdown in economic growth becomes more apparent by the day. Corruption, deep social concerns about environmental pollution and widening inequality are just some of the wider issues facing the government. Growth of 7% in 2015 will mark the country's weakest expansion in a quarter of a century. More here from BBC Business News

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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