China’s exports to the United States, bolstered in part by strong shipments of medical equipment, shot up by 20.36 per cent in September, year on year, to US$43.96 billion. Photo: Xinhua China’s exports to the United States, bolstered in part by strong shipments of medical equipment, shot up by 20.36 per cent in September, year on year, to US$43.96 billion. Photo: Xinhua
China’s exports to the United States, bolstered in part by strong shipments of medical equipment, shot up by 20.36 per cent in September, year on year, to US$43.96 billion. Photo: Xinhua

US election: China’s trade gap with United States was 43 per cent bigger in September than when Donald Trump took office

  • In a record month for Chinese imports, purchases of US goods soared by 24.7 per cent in September from a year earlier, powered by soybeans and hi-tech imports
  • But this was not enough to stop the deficit from rising 18.86 per cent in September from a year ago, or 43.6 per cent since Trump’s first day in charge

Topic |   US-China trade war
China’s exports to the United States, bolstered in part by strong shipments of medical equipment, shot up by 20.36 per cent in September, year on year, to US$43.96 billion. Photo: Xinhua China’s exports to the United States, bolstered in part by strong shipments of medical equipment, shot up by 20.36 per cent in September, year on year, to US$43.96 billion. Photo: Xinhua
China’s exports to the United States, bolstered in part by strong shipments of medical equipment, shot up by 20.36 per cent in September, year on year, to US$43.96 billion. Photo: Xinhua
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