China December Exports Beat Expectations, But Pressures Persist

IB Times: Economy

(Reuters) - China's exports and imports exceeded market expectations in December, a welcome sign that Beijing has found support for its cooling manufacturing sector as a stronger U.S. economy offsets weakness in Europe and Japan.

Policymakers are trying to steer the world's second-largest economy through a soft patch as it also confronts weak consumption and a slowdown in the property market.

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