China Trade Surplus Widens in April

China recorded a better-than-expected surplus of $18.42 billion in April. However, export and import growth slowed notably in April, as the European debt woes and slowing growth in emerging economies hampered demand.
TradingEconomics.com, General Administration of Customs 5/10/2012 11:44:27 AM

Data from the General Administration of Customs showed that China's exports grew 4.9 percent year-on-year in April and fell 1.5 from the previous month.

Meanwhile, imports rose a mere 0.3 percent from last year, and 5.3 percent from last month.


China Trade Surplus Widens in April