Growth in China’s exports and imports misses estimates in July
In addition, the latest readings also fell below expectations of economists which were calling for gains of 10.9% in exports and 16.6% in imports in a survey by Reuters.
The deceleration in the world’s second largest economy was attributed to weaker global and domestic demand, which was regarded as a sign of a possible slowdown in economic growth after a strong first half, reported some analysts.
The data also showed that China’s exports to the US climbed 8.5% in July on the year, the slowest pace since February, while imports from the U.S. rose 24%.
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