A worker checks containers at a logistics centre near Tianjin port, in Tianjin, China December 12, 2019. Picture taken December 12, 2019. Photo: ReutersA worker checks containers at a logistics centre near Tianjin port, in Tianjin, China December 12, 2019. Picture taken December 12, 2019. Photo: Reuters
A worker checks containers at a logistics centre near Tianjin port, in Tianjin, China December 12, 2019. Picture taken December 12, 2019. Photo: Reuters

China’s imports from the US fell by a fifth in 2019, as trade war stripped away demand

  • China’s imports from the US dropped to US$122.7 billion in 2019 amid an intensified trade war, China customs data released on Tuesday showed
  • China must engineer a significant rebound in imports to realise its promises to buy US$200 billion in additional US goods and services in phase one trade deal
Topic |   US-China trade war
A worker checks containers at a logistics centre near Tianjin port, in Tianjin, China December 12, 2019. Picture taken December 12, 2019. Photo: ReutersA worker checks containers at a logistics centre near Tianjin port, in Tianjin, China December 12, 2019. Picture taken December 12, 2019. Photo: Reuters
A worker checks containers at a logistics centre near Tianjin port, in Tianjin, China December 12, 2019. Picture taken December 12, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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