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China’s trade surplus with US hits record level as businesses scramble to beat tariff deadline

S.China Morning Post Saturday, 8 December 2018
China’s trade surplus with the US rose to a new high of US$35.5 billion last month as businesses raced to prepare for a threatened increase in tariffs over the new year. China’s exports to the US rose by 9.7 per cent year-on-year to US$46.2 billion in November, while imports dropped 25 per cent to US$10.6 billion, according to data published by the General Administration of Customs in China on Saturday. But China’s overall trade last month was worse than expected: both...
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