China's November Growth Adds To Hope For Global Upturn
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
NPR's business news begins with signs of a Chinese revival.
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MONTAGNE: The latest economic numbers out of China are adding to hope for a global economic upturn. Growth figures for November show China's factory output is up 10 percent from a year ago, and exports are up almost 13 percent. That rebound has been helped by a boost in demand for Chinese goods in the United States and the European Union in the lead-up to the holiday shopping season.