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Coronavirus: China drops GDP goal, boosts spending

Deutsche Welle Friday, 22 May 2020
For the first time in 30 years, Beijing has decided not to set a growth target due to "great uncertainty" sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. The world's second-biggest economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of 2020.
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China will refrain from setting a GDP target citing concerns over the coronavirus and global uncertainty, the country's premier said on Friday. Ciara Lee reports

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