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China stimulus boosts growth

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China's economy grew at an annual rate of 7.9% between April and June, up from 6.1% in the first quarter, thanks to the government's big stimulus package.

The country's quickening economic expansion comes as most nations in the West continue to experience recession.

However, the Chinese government warned that some economic challenges remain.

Chris Hogg reports.

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