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China looks to boost consumer demand

China's economy is slowing, but the government is not taking it lying down.

It has been trying to get growth going again by boosting domestic demand. With a raft of Chinese economic figures due this weekend, there will be a lot of interest in how its plans are going.

John Sudworth visited one family in Shanghai to find out why it may prove a challenge to get the Chinese spending.

  • 07 Dec 2012