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China's economic growth of 7.4% in the first quarter is in line with the country's 2014 annual year-on-year target of about 7.5% growth.
After nearly six years of falling real wages, rises in weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.
The US tells China its currency must be allowed to rise if its own and the rest of the world's economy are to see stable growth.
The Scottish economy grew by 0.2% in the final three months of 2013, compared with growth of 0.7% in the UK as a whole.
The Russian economy may see zero growth this year because of the Ukraine crisis, Russia's finance minister has admitted.
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