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Global Economy

Booming exports in Covid-19 crisis let China stomach stronger RMB

China’s ability to export more goods means officials will be in no rush to rein in their strongest yuan in more than two years.

Global review

China's ailing factories need a little Christmas cheer

How the holiday season plays out will reveal a lot about how consumers worldwide are recovering from the pandemic shock.

US-China trade war

Next US tariffs to pull China expansion below 6%, survey shows

(Aug 23): The new tariffs that President Donald Trump has threatened on US$300 billion ($416 billion) of Chinese goods would drag China’s annual economic growth below 6%, according to a Bloomberg survey, which would be the slowest expansion since 1990.

China Focus

Gloomy China September trade data raises fears recovery may be faltering

BEIJING (Oct 13): China's September exports fell 10% from a year earlier, far worse than expected, while imports unexpectedly shrank after picking up in August, suggesting signs of steadying in the world's second-largest economy may be short-lived

China Focus

China’s ‘still weakening’ trade likely to worsen as Brexit impact hits

SINGAPORE (July 14): China’s “weaker-than-expected” import growth fell 8.4% y-o-y in June mainly due to a slowdown in ordinary imports for domestic consumption, while exports fell 4.8% y-o-y on weakness across the board.