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Projected % Change
   2016  2017
Real GDP 6.5 6.2
Consumer Prices 1.8 2.0
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2016)
Please refer to more recent Press Release/Staff reports on this country for possible revisions.

People's Republic of China: Financial Position in the Fund

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People's Republic of China -- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China

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June 26, 2014 -- Podcast : The Rise and Rise of Shadow Banking in China
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