Economy this year is better than expected: Li Keqiang

Beijing: China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang today stated that the economy of the country is so far fared better than expected this year.

He further cited the example that hike in the number of new jobs and contribution of domestic consumption and the service industry to overall economic growth has been the reason behind the success.

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He further stated: “On the whole, the economy this year, especially in the third quarter (Q3), is better than expected.”

Li also said that China was fully capable of maintaining medium to high speed growth and China’s economy in Q3 not only continued the growth momentum in the first half of this year, but also featured some positive changes.

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