China’s exports grew by 27.1 per cent in October from a year earlier to US$300.2 billion – compared with the 28.1 per cent growth seen in September. Photo: AP
China’s exports grew by 27.1 per cent in October from a year earlier to US$300.2 billion – compared with the 28.1 per cent growth seen in September. Photo: AP
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China trade: surging export prices mask falling volumes, but turning point looms as Christmas orders dry up

  • China’s exports in October again beat expectations by growing 27.1 per cent from a year earlier
  • But analysts say surging prices have propped up the value of exports and concealed declining export volumes for some products

China’s exports grew by 27.1 per cent in October from a year earlier to US$300.2 billion – compared with the 28.1 per cent growth seen in September. Photo: AP
China’s exports grew by 27.1 per cent in October from a year earlier to US$300.2 billion – compared with the 28.1 per cent growth seen in September. Photo: AP
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