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China's retail, catering sectors grow 17.5 pct y-o-y over "Golden Week"


09:48, October 08, 2011

A consumer tries on shoes in a shopping mall in east China's Shanghai, Oct. 7, 2011. The country's week-long National Day Holiday starting from Oct. 1 saw 696.2 billion yuan (109.2 billion U.S. dollars) in sales of retail and catering industries, up 17.5 percent year-on-year, according to Ministry of Commerce on Friday. (Xinhua/Zhang Ming)

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