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China Jan-Sept fiscal spending up 11.4 pct yr/yr - Xinhua

BEIJING, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Government spending in China rose 11.4 percent in the first nine months this year from a year earlier, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday, citing data from the finance ministry.

Fiscal revenue grew 9.7 percent in the January-September period from a year earlier, Xinhua said.

It did not provide monthly figures for September.

(Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)