Guangdong’s GDP grows 6.6pc in Q1

23rd April, 2019 10:01:02 printer

GUANGZHOU: The gross domestic product of China's manufacturing hub Guangdong Province increased 6.6 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of this year, local authorities said Monday.

The province's GDP in the first three months expanded to 2.39 trillion yuan (356 billion U.S. dollars), data from the provincial statistics bureau showed.

The bureau attributed the moderate increase of Guangdong's economy to the steady growth of its real economy, reports Xinhua.