China GDP Misses Estimates: Countdown (4/15)

April 15 (Bloomberg) -- On today's "Countdown," Bloomberg's Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny track the breaking business news and top stories in the lead-up to the opening of the European markets.
No Surprise for China’s Slumping Imports?
29:23 - China’s imports extended the longest losing streak in six years, underscoring the headwinds to global growth from a rebalancing in the world’s second-largest economy. Asian shares, copper, the yuan and the Australian dollar weakened. Imports plunged 17.7 percent in yuan terms in September from a year earlier, widening from a 14.3 percent decrease in August and an 11th straight decline. Exports fell 1.1 percent in September in yuan terms, the customs administration said Tuesday, compared with a 6.1 percent drop in August.
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