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China's November trade shrinks despite smaller drop in imports

But analysts say stronger-than-expected imports suggest that domestic demand could be strengthening

China’s exports last month fell by 6.8 per cent to US$197.2 billion, while imports dropped by 8.7 per cent to US$143.1 billion.


CHINA trade continued to shrink in November but imports showed some signs of improvement, customs figures showed, suggesting domestic economic conditions could be improving.

In US dollar terms, exports last month fell by 6.8 per cent to reach US$197.2 billion, while imports

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