This photo taken on October 13, 2015 shows workers waiting for a cargo ship in Qingdao port, eastern China's Shandong province. AFP PHOTO
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China's leaders on Thursday affirmed plans to double the size of the country's economy by 2020 from 2010 levels, a goal that sets up a potential clash with efforts to nurture more self-sustaining growth.Communist Party leaders are struggling with conflicting goals of pushing ahead a painful economic restructuring and preventing growth that declined to a six-year low of 6.9 percent last quarter from falling too low, leading to potential job losses and unrest.Doubling the size of the economy in one decade would require annual growth to average 7 percent.
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