China's gross domestic product expanded 7.8 percent year-on-year in July-September, the government said Friday, snapping two quarters of slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Port workers wait for a container ship to berth at the port of Qingdao, northeast China's Shandong province, on October 15, 2013
The figure matched the median forecast in a survey of 11 economists by AFP. Growth for the first nine months of the year came in at 7.7 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics said.
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