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What David Beckham Can Tell Donald Trump About China's Economy

David Beckham may be able to tell President-elect Donald Trump a few things about China's economy. 

He'll star at the November 11 Singles' Day online shopping bonanza hosted by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. Last year's event attracted 91.2 billion yuan ($13.5 billion) of sales -- more than four times that of Cyber Monday in the U.S.  That record is expected to be broken again this year, driven by younger and more affluent middle-class shoppers with tastes increasingly determined by international trends.