China Announces 6.7 Percent Growth In Economy

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In this July 10, 2016 file photo, Chinese shoppers stand near a sale advertisement at a shopping area in Beijing. The world’s second-largest economy grew by 6.7 percent in the three months ending in September compared with a year earlier, data showed Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. (Ng Han Guan/AP)

Officials in China announced today that the country’s economy grew at 6.7 percent for the quarter from July to September.

Asian markets rose on the positive news, but some economists are raising questions about whether the numbers are accurate.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young takes a closer look with CNN’s Maggie Lake.


Maggie Lake, host of “CNNMoney with Maggie Lake.” She tweets @MaggieLake.

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