Data from China’s General Administration of Customs released on Thursday showed that January’s exports rose 9.1 per cent from a year earlier, beating a median forecast of economists by Bloomberg, which had predicted a 3.3 per cent decline. Photo: AFP

China’s exports shot up dramatically in January boosted by EU and Asean orders, despite US trade war

  • Import and export figures better than expected as front-loading ahead of the Lunar New Year boosted sales, beating a median forecast of economists by Bloomberg
  • January’s exports rose 9.1 per cent from a year earlier in a significant improvement on December when they fell by 4.4 per cent
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Data from China’s General Administration of Customs released on Thursday showed that January’s exports rose 9.1 per cent from a year earlier, beating a median forecast of economists by Bloomberg, which had predicted a 3.3 per cent decline. Photo: AFP
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