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February 12, 2017
China exports surge tainted by fears of trade turmoil
Beijing (AFP) Feb 10, 2017
Chinese exports surged more than forecast in January, data showed Friday, in a fresh sign of improvement in the world's number two economy as leaders prepare for possible trade stand-offs with US President Donald Trump. The strong figures come as Beijing looks to position itself as leader of the global trade regime in anticipation of a US retreat under a protectionist Trump administration. Officials at the Customs bureau said overseas shipments jumped 7.9 percent on-year to $182.8 billion, easi ... read more

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