China had a trade surplus of US$ 66.76 billion in September, informed this Wednesday, 13, the General Customs Administration of the country. The result came above the expectations of analysts consulted by the The Wall Street Journal, which predicted a surplus of US$ 50.5 billion for the month. The result also shows progress in relation to the surplus registered in August, which was US$ 58.3 billion.
Chinese exports grew 28.1% on an annual basis in September, in dollars, also above expectations by economists, who projected growth of 21%. Imports in dollars, in turn, rose 17.6% last month. The result came below expectations – forecasts pointed to an increase of 19.1% in Chinese purchases of foreign products. Source: Dow Jones Newswires.
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