Economic data released over the weekend indicated that China’s economy may have begun to stabilize in September, as both the trade surplus and money supply grew more than estimated and inflation fell to its slowest pace in...
by Paulina Hartono | Aug 11, 2010
Keith Bradsher from the New York Times reports on China’s trade surplus: The Chinese government announced on Tuesday morning the country’s biggest trade surplus in a year and a half, as an unexpected surge in Chinese exports and...
by cschultz | Nov 26, 2009
The EU Chamber of Commerce in China has announced that China may face a protectionist backlash because Chinese manufacturers, working at overcapacity, are dumping materials on the market: [Chamber president, Jörg Wuttke] was...
by Liu Yong | Oct 13, 2008
From Bloomberg: China’s trade surplus widened to a record in September as exports withstood the global economic slowdown and falling commodity prices reduced the import bill. Exports rose 21.5 percent from a year earlier...
by Liu Yong | Jun 5, 2008
From AFP: China’s trade surplus is likely to shrink in 2008 for the first time in five years, with a rising local currency and the US economy’s slowdown two of the prime reasons, the government said on Thursday....
by Liu Yong | Apr 11, 2008
From AFP: China’s trade surplus shrank more than 10 percent in the first quarter of 2008 as the Chinese export juggernaut felt the heat of a weaker US economy and a stronger yuan, official data showed Friday. Higher labour...
by Liu Yong | Jan 11, 2008
From The Los Angeles Times: Despite a series of product recalls that tarnished the “Made in China” label, China’s global trade surplus jumped 47% in 2007 from the previous year to a record $262 billion, the government reported today. But exports grew at a slower pace last month, an indication of weakening demand tied to […]
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