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China's April trade remains strong despite tensions with US

Imports last month rose 21.5% while exports grew 12.9% year-on-year even with tightening measures in place

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The monthly data, which saw a widening of the Sino-US surplus, will do nothing to ease tensions with Washington, which is asking China to come up with a roadmap to cut its massive trade surplus by US$200b by 2020.

Beijing

CHINA'S exports and imports remained strong in April, with the surplus with the US widening month-on-month.

Imports in April jumped 21.5 per cent while exports grew 12.9 per cent year-on-year, a sign that both domestic consumption and demand for China-made products remain

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