National Bureau of Statistics



Recovery in Question as GDP Growth Slows

China’s National Bureau of Statistics reported disappointing first quarter GDP growth of 7.7 percent on Monday, according to Reuters: Many investors had anticipated a possible surprise on the upside, with growth faster...

Do Q3 GDP Numbers Signal Recovery?

China’s National Bureau of Statistics announced on Thursday that the economy expanded 7.4% in the third quarter, in-line with analyst expectations of a seventh straight period of slowing growth. From Xinhua News: GDP...

Urban Wages See Double-Digit Growth in 2011

The National Bureau of Statistics announced Tuesday that average wages for urban Chinese workers in both the private and non-private sectors rose by double digits in 2011, according to The China Daily: The data was based on a...

China Edges Towards Inequality Measure

Caixin magazine recently reported the National Bureau of Statistics’ failure for an eleventh consecutive year to release the country’s Gini coefficient, a key measure of economic inequality. Now, China Daily...

China Partly Lifts Veil on GDP Data

China’s National Bureau of Statistics is starting to release its economic data on a comparative quarter-by-quarter basis, which is the method most countries have long employed. This gives a more accurate assessment of...



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