April 12, 2018 / 1:27 AM / 13 days ago

China central bank governor says first quarter economic data a little better than expected

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s central bank governor, Yi Gang, said on Thursday that first-quarter Chinese economic data has been a little better than expected.

People's Bank of China (PBOC) Governor Yi Gang speaks at a Belt and Road conference in Beijing, China April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Pollard

Yi was a speaker at a Belt and Road conference in Beijing.

China is due to release its first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data on April 17.

GDP is expected to have grown around 6.8 percent from a year earlier, according to an ongoing Reuters poll.

Reporting by Elias Glenn; writing by Ryan Woo; editing by Richard Pullin

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