High-tech, equipment sectors drive 2020 growth

2021-01-18 12:03:39

Workers check product quality at the Hebei Xinglong Equipment Co Ltd in Fengrun District, Tangshan of North China's Hebei province, on Dec 17, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] China's industrial output grew by 2.8 percent in 2020, driven in part by a relatively strong performance in the high-tech and equipment manufacturing sectors, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. NBS said on Monday the industrial output of the high-tech manufacturing segment grew by 7.1 percent in 2020, and the growth for equipment manufacturing was 6.6 percent last year. When it comes to specific figures for the fourth quarter of 2020, industrial output grew by 7.1 percent, 1.3 percentage points faster than the growth in the third quarter of 2020.