China revises 2007 GDP growth rate to 13% 2009-01-15 11:01:22   Print

    BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The National Bureau of Statistics released a revised growth rate for 2007's gross domestic product.

    It went from 11.9 percent to 13 percent after a final reassessment.

    The GDP went up 777.6 billion yuan to 25.7 trillion yuan or 3.78 trillion US dollars.

    The revised figures now show the industrial sector achieved the fastest growth followed by the service and trade sector and then agriculture.

    Xinhua News Agency Correspondents Reporting from Beijing.

China revises 2007 GDP growth rate to 13%

    BEIJING, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- China revised the growth rate of its gross domestic product (GDP) for 2007 to 13.0 percent from 11.9 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Wednesday.

    The pace was the fastest since 1994 when the GDP expanded by 13.1 percent, according to the NBS data.

    Final verification showed the GDP totaled 25.7306 trillion yuan (3.76 trillion U.S. dollars), an increase of 777.6 billion yuan over the initial verification data, which was released in April 2008.  Full story

Editor: Mo Hong'e
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