World News: 09:58 GMT Wednesday 17th April 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
Gross domestic product rose 6.4 percent in the first three months from a year earlier -- matching last quarter’s pace and beating economists’ estimates. Retail sales expanded 8.7 percent while investment was up 6.3 percent in the year to date. “President Trump and other U.S. officials spent much of the last year saying that China’s slowdown was making Beijing desperate for a deal,” said Michael Hirson, Practice Head, China and Northeast Asia at Eurasia Group and a former U.S. Treasury Department official.
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