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China's economy slows down to 8.1%

Growth in the world's second largest economy is slowing.

China's wealth grew at 8.1% in the first quarter of this year - the slowest rate for nearly three years.

The figure is worse than expected and will worry firms and investors around the world who rely on a healthy Chinese economy to buy their goods and services at a time when other major economies face a downturn.

Juliana Liu reports.