China abandons growth target for first time in years amid 'great uncertainty' over coronavirus recovery

Credit: WorldNews- Published on May 22, 2020
Parting with years of precedent, China abandoned its growth target for 2020, in acknowledgement that there is "great uncertainty" facing the country as it looks to restart its economy after the coronavirus outbreak. In his annual report to Beijing's Congress on Friday, premier Li Keqiang said that the country has made major...
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Published on May 22, 2020 -  01:27
China ditches GDP target for first time
China will refrain from setting a GDP target citing concerns over the coronavirus and global uncertainty, the country's premier said on Friday. Ciara Lee reports

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