Despite a slight drop in March, China still recorded a trade surplus in the first quarter of the year. Photo: Chinatopix via AP

China records rare trade deficit … but surplus with US still looms large despite Donald Trump’s trade war threats

Chinese exports fall back unexpectedly in March but prospect of US tariffs fails to alter trade balance between world’s two largest economies

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Despite a slight drop in March, China still recorded a trade surplus in the first quarter of the year. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
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