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China's economic health flagged as August imports sink

Imports dive 13.8% from a year ago in 10th straight monthly drop amid weak demand and prices
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 05:50
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China's imports tumbled in August, raising concerns about the health of the world's second-largest economy and its contribution to global growth.

Shanghai

CHINA'S imports tumbled in August, raising concerns about the health of the world's second-largest economy and its contribution to global growth.

The data will add to the pressure on Beijing policymakers trying to ensure the country's economy avoids a hard landing, though