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China's power consumption up 6.3% in June

Updated: 2013-07-15 09:18
( Xinhua)

BEIJING - China's electricity consumption rose 6.3 percent year on year to 438.4 billion kilowatt hours in June, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said Sunday.

The growth rate was 2 percentage points higher than a year earlier, the NEA said in a statement on its website.

In the first six months, power consumption increased 5.1 percent from the same period last year to 2.5 trillion kilowatt hours, according to the NEA.