China GDP growth a good indicator for its year ahead - Martyn Davies

China's first-quarter growth is said to be the fastest since the third quarter of 2015.

The country has recorded a growth of 6.9 percent.

Dr Martyn Davies is the Managing Director of Emerging Markets at Africa Deloitte & Touche

Davies says the recorded GDP exceeds expectations.

The expectation was 6.5%

Dr Martyn Davies, Managing Director of Emerging Markets at Africa Deloitte & Touche

Its quite a staggering figure. It goes it show that the global economy is doing well. Chinese exports are up....its a good indicator for the year.

Dr Martyn Davies, Managing Director of Emerging Markets at Africa Deloitte & Touche

When you compare it its 50 years ago that South Africa got a similar figure.

Dr Martyn Davies, Managing Director of Emerging Markets at Africa Deloitte & Touche

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