Top planner: Pressure on economy increasing

The pressure on the economy is increasing and this month's indicators show a faster declining tendency, the country's top planning official said.
The central bank yesterday cut the benchmark interest rate by 1.08 percentage points, the highest in 11 years, to stimulate the economy battered by the global financial and other economic woes.
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