Last week, the World Trade Organization (WTO) revised upwards its forecast for global trade growth in 2020 to a contraction of 9.2 per cent from a range of between minus 12.9 per cent and minus 32 per cent it projected in April. Photo: Reuters Last week, the World Trade Organization (WTO) revised upwards its forecast for global trade growth in 2020 to a contraction of 9.2 per cent from a range of between minus 12.9 per cent and minus 32 per cent it projected in April. Photo: Reuters
Last week, the World Trade Organization (WTO) revised upwards its forecast for global trade growth in 2020 to a contraction of 9.2 per cent from a range of between minus 12.9 per cent and minus 32 per cent it projected in April. Photo: Reuters

China’s imports post biggest surge since before coronavirus pandemic, as trade recovery gathers steam

  • China’s exports grew by 9.9 per cent in September year on year, while imports surged by 13.2 per cent, the first growth of inbound shipments since June
  • Export growth aided by reopening overseas markets, but with new outbreaks of the coronavirus across Europe and the United States, demand may be fragile

Topic |   China trade
Last week, the World Trade Organization (WTO) revised upwards its forecast for global trade growth in 2020 to a contraction of 9.2 per cent from a range of between minus 12.9 per cent and minus 32 per cent it projected in April. Photo: Reuters Last week, the World Trade Organization (WTO) revised upwards its forecast for global trade growth in 2020 to a contraction of 9.2 per cent from a range of between minus 12.9 per cent and minus 32 per cent it projected in April. Photo: Reuters
Last week, the World Trade Organization (WTO) revised upwards its forecast for global trade growth in 2020 to a contraction of 9.2 per cent from a range of between minus 12.9 per cent and minus 32 per cent it projected in April. Photo: Reuters
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