Think tank predicts 8.4% China GDP growth
Updated: 2013-01-26 15:33
The Center for Forecasting Science with the Chinese Academy of Sciences said it expects China's economy will see a modest rebound in 2013, with secondary and tertiary industries rising by 8.9 percent and 8.8 percent, respectively.
It put year-on-year growth in primary industry at 4.7 percent.
Consumption and investment will drive economic growth up by between 4.2 and 4.5 percent, while exports from the world's second-largest economy are expected to decline by 0.3 percent, the center's figures show.
China's annual gross domestic product in 2012 grew 7.8 percent year-on-year, the lowest in 13 years.