China’s economy posted record 18.5% quarterly growth compared to last year, when the country was at a virtual standstill as it combated the Covid-19 pandemic. Stripping out that distortion, China’s underlying economic growth was more like 5.4%, which is lower than its pre-Covid rate, The Wall Street Journal said. Still, the quick recovery is welcome news for China’s tech firms, which are...
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