A textile company resumes work in Zaozhuang, East China's Shandong province, on Feb 20, 2020. (Photo: sipaphoto.com)
The production and sales situation of industrial sector has improved in China, said Xin Guobin, a vice-minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology at news conference held on Thursday.
The industrial added value above the designated scale increased 4.4 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of this year, and the figure decreased 1.3 percent year-on-year in the first half of this year.
The added value of the high-tech manufacturing sector rose 4.5 percent in the first half of this year.
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