China Exports Slide as Tepid Demand Adds to Growth Challenge

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  • Exports to EU fall 7.5% in August from a year earlier
  • Trade surplus swells to $60.2 billion, boosting currency

Chinese Economy Adds Plunging Exports to Market Trouble

China’s exports declined in August, signaling weak demand in regions such as Europe and adding to growth pressures facing the world’s second-largest economy.

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