China reports three year high for industrial growth in first half of 2017

Updated 2017-07-25 16:14:23 CGTN
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China reported strong industrial growth in the first half of the year industrial added value expanding by 6.9 percent compared to the first half of last year. The results are the best performance figures China has seen in the past three years.

Zhang Feng, a spokesperson of China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, made the remarks during a press conference on Tuesday.

Digital and equipment manufacturing industry led the way in industrial growth, which saw 13.9 percent and 10.9 percent year on year growth in added value respectively in the first half of 2017.

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