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China's 2012 GDP revised to 51.95 trillion yuan

(Xinhua)    09:06, January 09, 2014
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BEIJING, Jan. 8 -- China's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2012 has been revised to 51.95 trillion yuan (8.52 trillion U.S. dollars), 52.8 billion yuan higher than the preliminary reading released in September, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Wednesday.

The revised GDP growth remains unchanged at 7.7 percent, according to a bureau statement.

It was the final GDP reading for 2012 according to a three-step publication procedure with more detailed data.

Primary industries took up a 10.1-percent share in the GDP structure, while secondary and tertiary sectors accounted for 45.3 percent and 44.6 percent respectively, remaining unchanged from readings of the preliminary verification.

The NBS calculates each year's GDP three times -- preliminary calculation, p