A factory worker in China’s eastern Jiangsu province produces stuffed toys for the export market, July 7, 2022. Photo: AFP
A factory worker in China’s eastern Jiangsu province produces stuffed toys for the export market, July 7, 2022. Photo: AFP
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Xin

China’s strong exports are helping the world fight inflation but may not be good for its own interests

  • China’s exports to Asean in the first seven months were up 18.9 per cent year on year, while its exports to the EU and US gained 19.7 per cent 15 per cent respectively
  • Overly robust exports are not in line with Beijing’s ‘dual circulation’ strategy, especially when they expand at double-digit rates while retail sales contract at home

A factory worker in China’s eastern Jiangsu province produces stuffed toys for the export market, July 7, 2022. Photo: AFP
A factory worker in China’s eastern Jiangsu province produces stuffed toys for the export market, July 7, 2022. Photo: AFP
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