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Tibet's GDP grows 7.8 pct in 2020

Xinhua
20 Jan 2021, 15:44 GMT+10

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LHASA, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- The gross domestic product (GDP) of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region grew 7.8 percent in 2020, said Qizhala, chairman of the regional government.

Tibet's GDP surpassed 190 billion yuan (around 29.2 billion U.S. dollars) last year, Qizhala said in his government work report delivered Wednesday at the fourth session of the 11th People's Congress of Tibet Autonomous Region.

Per capita disposable income for the region's rural residents grew 12.7 percent, while that for urban residents rose 10 percent.

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