Machine exports show strength

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 28 March, 1998, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 28 March, 1998, 12:00am

Exports of China's machinery and electronics products soared in the first two months of this year, the China Economic Times reported. Exports of the goods soared a year-on-year 33.2 per cent to US$8.77 billion in the first two months, accounting for 35.2 per cent of China's total exports. Imports of machinery and electronics hit $7.71 billion in the period, up 7.2 per cent from the year-ago period, it said. It was the first rise in imports of machinery and electronic products since the start of last year.