BEIJING, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- China's retail sales grew 13.1 percent year on year to 23.44 trillion yuan (3.84 trillion U.S. dollars) in 2013, the National Bureau of Statistics said Monday.
BEIJING, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's retail sales of consumer goods will grow by more than 13 percent year on year for 2013, the Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday.
Improving economic growth and the country's determination to shift to a domestic demand-driven expansion model has boosted consumers' confidence. Sales growth is likely to increase for the remainder of the year, ministry spokesman Shen Danyang said at a press conference. Full story