China revises 2020 GDP growth down slightly to 2.2% y/y – stats bureau

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An electronic display showing the China GDP indexes is seen on a street in Shanghai

BEIJING – China has revised its 2020 gross domestic product (GDP) growth to 2.2% year on year, down from 2.3% previously, according to a notice from the National Bureau of Statistics on Friday.

China often revises preliminary GDP statistics from previous periods.

(Reporting by Gabriel Crossley; Editing by Christopher Cushing)