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Concerns over China property slowdown

China's economy picked up speed in the April-to-June quarter, a sign that the government's stimulus moves have started to have an impact.

The world's second-largest economy expanded 7.5%, from a year ago, up from 7.4% growth in the previous quarter.

While the latest numbers were in line with expectations, there have been growing concerns over the possibility of a slowdown in the property sector - a key contributor to its growth.

The BBC's John Sudworth went to the city of Hangzhou in eastern China to explore the problem.

Watch more reports on Asia Business Report's website.

  • 16 Jul 2014
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