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China trade rebounds in December

Both exports and imports beat market expectations as trade tensions ease and domestic demand picks up

The rebound of trade comes ahead of the signing of a "Phase One" trade deal between Washington and Beijing. China had seen most of its export sector hampered by tariffs on its imports into the US.


CHINA'S exports and imports in December 2019 both beat market expectations, as trade tensions eased and domestic demand picked up.

Last month, dollar-denominated exports rose 7.6 per cent year-on-year, the first rise in five months after a 1.3 per cent drop in November,...

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