June 15, 2020 / 6:23 AM / 22 days ago

China says whether second-quarter GDP shows growth depends on June performance

A woman holding an umbrella rides a shared bicycle past an image of the Chinese flag after the lockdown was lifted in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province and China's epicentre of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/Files

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s statistics bureau said on Monday that whether the country’s economy can grow during the second quarter will depend on its performance in June.

The National Bureau of Statistics, in a statement, said the Chinese economy has not yet returned to normal levels and that external risks have clearly increased.

Reporting by Kevin Yao, Huizhong Wu and Lusha Zhang; Writing by Se Young Lee; Editing by Tom Hogue

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below