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Surprise drop in China Jan exports

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 05:50

Exports slid 12 per cent on a monthly basis, while imports dove 21.1 per cent, according to the data released by the Customs Administration on Sunday.


CHINA'S exports fell 3.3 per cent in January from a year earlier, while imports slumped by 19.9 per cent, both missing expectations by a wide margin, and resulting in a record monthly trade surplus of US$60 billion.

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