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BEIJING | China trade surplus with US widens to record $34.1B

BEIJING— China’s trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the American market rose by 13 percent over a year earlier despite a worsening tariff war. Exports to the United States rose to $46.7 billion, down from August’s 13.4 percent growth, customs data showed Friday. Imports … Continue reading BEIJING | China trade surplus with US widens to record $34.1B

SINGAPORE | Asian markets mixed on strong Chinese trade data

SINGAPORE — Asian stocks were mixed on Friday as better-than-expected Chinese trade data gave some markets a breather from worries about the impact of punitive tariffs. KEEPING SCORE: Japan‘s benchmark Nikkei 225 racked up more losses after falling almost 4 percent in the previous day. The index dropped 0.5 percent to 22,488.86. The Kospi in … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian markets mixed on strong Chinese trade data