China’s 2019 retail sales to rise 8%: commerce ministry

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’ retail sales are expected increase 8% in 2019 41.1 trillion yuan ($5.88 trillion), the Xinhua News Agency reported Monday, citing a commerce ministry .

That compared with a 9% rise in retail sales in 2018.

($1 = 6.9875 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Lusha Zhang, Yawen Chen and Tony Munroe; Editing by Kim Coghill)


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