China Is First Major Economy to Return to Growth Since Coronavirus Pandemic

China Is First Major Economy to Return to Growth Since Coronavirus Pandemic

BEIJING—China has become the first major economy to return to growth since the coronavirus started sweeping across the world earlier this year.

On Thursday, China said its economy grew 3.2% from a year earlier in the second quarter, as authorities benefited from an aggressive campaign to eradicate the virus within its borders.

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