PBOC's Zhou sees 10% economic growth

China's economy will expand at least 10 pct in the second quarter and in full year 2006, despite measures designed to cool the economy, the Wall Street Journal cited People's Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan as saying.

Speaking on the sidelines of a meeting of central bankers in Basel, Switzerland, Zhou said second quarter growth "will probably be quite high, more than 10 pct," adding that full year growth would be "something around 10 pct." The paper quoted Zhou as saying that China didn