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China’s economic growth slowed in Q1

SHAKY RECOVERY:Despite a surge in lending, growth in investment slowed in the first quarter, highlighting structural problems in the economy, an economist said

AP, BEIJING

Recent increases in required minimum wages and an improved housing market should help to boost household spending, Moody’s Analytics economist Fred Gibson said in a report.

Still, he cautioned that consumer confidence could be hurt if China’s export weakness persists.

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