China Sept imports blow past forecasts, exports quicken too
China's foreign trade will likely grow at a double-digit pace this year if current conditions continue
Sat, Oct 14, 2017 - 5:50 AM
Imports in dollar-denominated terms grew 18.7% in September beating 13.5% forecasts. Exports rose 8.1%, below forecasts of 8.8% but beating August's 5.5%.
CHINA'S imports and exports grew at a faster pace in September than in the previous month, suggesting that the world's second-biggest economy is still expanding at a healthy clip despite widespread forecasts of an eventual slowdown.