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Osborne claims high ground as GDP rises

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BEIJING, CHINA - DECEMBER 11: (CHINA OUT) Li Hejun, Chairman of Hanergy Holding Group, attends the 2013 China Central Television (CCTV) Financial Forum at China World Trade Center Tower III on December 11, 2013 in Beijing, China. The three-day forum opened on Tuesday ahead of the "2013 CCTV China Economic Person Of The Year Award". (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

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