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China's economy rebounds strongly in second quarter

But analysts say challenges remain with unemployment and consumer spending still major concerns

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People waiting near an employment agency in Shanghai recently. The official jobless rate in June was 5.7%, compared with 5.9% in May. The figure does not take into account migrant and rural workers.

Beijing

CHINA'S economy rebounded in the second quarter as stimulus measures avoided a recession, with most of the country reopening successfully after nearly two months of lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

However, figures published on Thursday by the National Bureau of...

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