The world's second-largest economy grew 9.6 percent in the July-September quarter over a year earlier, official figures showed Thursday. That was down from the previous quarter's 10.3 percent but still by far the highest of any major economy.
Image: Men walk past a billboard featuring the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, also known as the father of modern China, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 in Shanghai, China. China's rapid growth slowed in the latest quarter as Beijing steered its expansion to a more sustainable level, possibly cutting its contribution to a global recovery.
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