Chinese import and export figures for December 2018 provide the first indication of the trade war impacts, and they are both lower than expected. Photo: Reuters
Chinese import and export figures for December 2018 provide the first indication of the trade war impacts, and they are both lower than expected. Photo: Reuters

China December trade data bad, but likely to get worse this year

  • Analysts surprised by unexpected December drop in Chinese exports and imports
  • December data show full impact of trade war on Chinese trade for first time

Chinese import and export figures for December 2018 provide the first indication of the trade war impacts, and they are both lower than expected. Photo: Reuters
Chinese import and export figures for December 2018 provide the first indication of the trade war impacts, and they are both lower than expected. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE