trade surplus widens

China’s February exports surge, trade surplus widens

BEIJING /March 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — China’s exports surged in February while its politically sensitive trade surplus widened amid mounting tension with Washington. Exports rose 44.5 percent over a year earlier to $171.6 billion, accelerating from January’s 11.1 percent growth, customs data showed Thursday. Imports rose 6.3 percent to $137.8 billion, down sharply from the … Continue reading China’s February exports surge, trade surplus widens