China reported industrial production fixed-asset investment and retail sales for
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Analysts had forecast industrial production to rise 7%, retail sales to increase 10.8% and fixed-asset investment to increase grow 9.1%.
Despite achieving faster-than-expected growth over the past four quarters, China's declining productivity is a major source of concern.
China's crude steel output in April hit a fresh historical high of 72.78 million mt, up 4.9% year on year, data released by the National Bureau of Statistics Monday showed. From January to April, online retail sales surged 32 per cent year on year to 1.92 trillion Yuan.
Retail sales rose 10.7 per cent in April from a year earlier, weaker than March's 10.9 per cent gain as home appliances and automobile sales growth slowed from March.
May 15 Real estate investment in China rose 9.3 percent in the first four months of 2017 from a year earlier, official data showed.
A red-hot property market, fueled by speculative investments, has been identified by analysts and policymakers as one of the biggest risks to growth.
Industrial production saw a marked retreat in April, dropping 0.9 percentage points to a year on year growth rate of 6.5%, well below expectations of 7.1 per cent.
Arsenal beats Southampton 2-0, climbs into 5th in EPL
Having previously taken two points from a possible 24 in away games against current top-half teams, victory was a welcome tonic. Sanchez had been quiet, but with 15 minutes on the clock in the second period he made the breakthrough.
The wait for a new Surface hardware is finally over as Microsoft announced its new Surface Laptop at the EDU Event in NY . Microsoft Office, the full desktop versions, are coming to the Windows Store "soon", says Windows boss Terry Myerson.
In Britain, the National Cyber Security Center says it is "working round the clock" with experts to restore vital health services. Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies.
Though the Oilers are in the postseason since 2006, they're in a familiar situation. "We know they are going to do the same". It's great for creating a playoff vibe right outside the Honda Center, and it's even better for local business.
Votes on the Dollars $1.1tn budget deal which would fund the government through September are expected this week. In the Bloomberg interview , Trump indicated that he didn't want to see a shutdown -- at least not this month.
Reports said Erdogan's aides were told by USA officials about the decision on May 8, one day before the move was made public. But Erdogan may not be amenable to accepting the USA military support for the Kurds in a quid pro quo.
Game 7, Justin Williams; Oshie; defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk , the prize acquisition of a tiresome trade deadline. Washington teammate Karl Alzner played with a broken bone in his hand and Marcus Johansson with a broken finger.
None of the Pistons' miscues were worse than in 2003, when they made Darko Milicic the second overall pick in a talent-rich draft. Especially if they end up losing their top-three pick, it'll be all the more valuable to this ongoing rebuild.
This time England will have to see off improving France and 2015 semi-finalists Argentina in Pool C to reach the knockout stages. They have shown real consistency over the past two or three years. "Just choose smartly", said a chuckling Foster.
A spokesperson for the president told reporters, "We want [the investigation] to come to its conclusion with integrity". The White House has provided no set timeline for the process of replacing Comey.
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German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said some electronic signs at stations announcing arrivals and departures were infected. Laurent Marechal, a cyber security expert at McAfee, said: "We still don't know if this is worsening or easing".
Though we all know where he really is . "Because he told us so, period". " He wouldn't do that", McCarthy's Spicer said. A distraught Spicer was not sure if he could do the job anymore, afraid of being replaced by Sanders.
Pippa Middleton Wedding Dress - Taken In Five Times
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When Noah meets Emma: Top US baby names for 2016
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Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions
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Durant, Warriors push Jazz to brink of elimination
The Jazz were contesting shots well, and allowed to play some physical defense. and the only one hurting Utah was Kevin Durant . The Warriors knew when they sent a recruiting team to the Hamptons to persuade him to join them that Durant is a game-changer.
Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries: Europol
Experts say this vulnerability has been understood among experts for months, yet too many groups failed to take it seriously. Breed from Raleigh, North Carolina, Brian Melley in Los Angeles and AP Technology Writer Anick Jesdanun in NY contributed.