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China third quarter growth meets expectations at 6.8%

From BBC - October 18, 2017

China's economy grew at 6.8% between July and September according to official figures released Thursday, meeting analysts' forecasts.

The growth rate compares expansion with the same three months in the previous year.

The result was slightly down from the 6.9% rate posted in the prior quarter, from April to June.

The world's second largest economy is trying to rein in debt and contain a housing bubble without hurting growth.

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