Monday, January 19, 2015

CHINA OUTPUT AND SALES, DECEMBER

China's industrial output, retail sales up in Dec: govt


China's industrial production, which measures output at factories, workshops and mines in the world's second-largest economy, rose 7.9 percent year-on-year in December, the government said Tuesday.
Retail sales, a key indicator of consumer spending, increased 11.9 percent in the same month, the National Bureau of Statistics said. Fixed asset investment, a measure of government spending on infrastructure, expanded 15.7 percent on-year for the whole of 2014. --AFP