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China's fiscal spending jumps 33.2 pct yr/yr in April
May 14, 2015 / 8:53 AM / 3 years ago

China's fiscal spending jumps 33.2 pct yr/yr in April

BEIJING, May 14 (Reuters) - China’s fiscal spending jumped 33.2 percent in April from a year earlier, data from the Ministry of Finance showed on Thursday, quickening sharply from the 4.4 percent rise seen in March, reflecting the government efforts to support a slowing economy.

Fiscal revenues rose 8.2 percent in April from a year earlier, the data showed, up from a 5.8 percent rise in March.

Reporting by Kevin Yao; editing by Simon Cameron-Moore

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