China's industrial output expands 6.8 pct in Q1

2018-04-17 02:17:41 GMT2018-04-17 10:17:41(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

BEIJING, April 17 (Xinhua) -- China's industrial output expanded6.8 percent in the first quarter, slightly easing from the7.2-percent growth in the January-February period, official datashowed Tuesday.

Industrial output, officially called industrial value added, isused to measure the activity of designated large enterprises withannual turnover of at least 20 million yuan (about 3 million U.S.dollars). Enditem