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China’s exports returned to growth in December, imports rose at fastest pace in a year

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China’s imports and exports both grew at a fast pace in December amid improving manufacturing activity and positive signs in China-US trade relations.

China's exports, in USD terms, increased 7.6 per cent in December from a year earlier, shows the customs data, compared to a 1.1 per cent drop in November and beating expectations of a 4.9 per cent gain. That's the second fastest growth pace in 2019.

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