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China economy showing signs of recovery: stats official

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China's economy grew at a reasonable pace in May as some indicators showed signs of a recovery, a senior official at the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Friday.

[BEIJING] China's economy grew at a reasonable pace in May as some indicators showed signs of a recovery, a senior official at the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Friday.

Zhang Zhibin, a senior statistician at population and employment statistics division, was quoted as saying on the NBS website that China's survey-based urban jobless rate had eased slightly to around 5.1 per cent in May.

REUTERS

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