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China's exports, imports fell 6.2% in September as global demand faltered
China has reported its exports and imports both fell in September from a year earlier as global demand remained muted
HONG KONG (AP) — China’s exports and imports both fell in September from a year earlier, though they contracted at a slower pace even as global demand remained muted.
Customs data released Friday showed exports for September slid 6.2% to $299.13 billion in the fifth straight month of decline. Imports also slid 6.2% to $221.43 billion.
China posted a trade surplus of $77.71 billion, up from $68.36 billion in August.