• Workers collect cauliflowers for exporting at a farm in Juxian county in east China's Shandong province on Wednesday Oct. 17, 2012. China's economic growth tumbled to the lowest in more than three years in the latest quarter but retail sales and other activity accelerated in a sign a recovery from the painful downturn is taking shape.

    Retail sales picked up in a sign an economic rebound is taking shape.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 1:30 PM EST