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China Mar industrial output up 6.0 pct, misses expectations, Jan-Mar investment growth slows

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

BEIJING, April 17 (Reuters) - China's industrial output grew
6.0 percent in March from a year earlier, missing expectations,
while fixed-asset investment growth slowed to 7.5 percent in the
first quarter, also below forecasts, data showed on Tuesday.
Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted industrial output
growth would cool to 6.2 percent from 7.2 percent in the first
two months of the year.
Investment growth had also been expected to ease, to 7.6
percent in ...